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Depression as a Moderator for Disordered Eating and Aerobic Exercise Intensity

Poster Session IV - Board: IV- 140
Friday, May 28, 2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
APS Exhibit Hall

Michelle R. Schlesinger
Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Julia M. Hormes
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychology, & University of Mississippi Medical Center

C. Alix Timko
Towson University, Department of Psychology

Few studies have examined the moderating role of depression on the relationship between exercise and disordered eating. The current study explored whether depression moderated the relationship between aerobic exercise intensity and disordered eating. As predicted, the interaction between aerobic exercise intensity and depression significantly predicted disordered eating.

Subject Area: Clinical
Keywords: Psychopathology

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