The relationship between ruminative thinking style, body image and social appearance anxiety to romantic relationship centered and partner-focused obsessive compulsive symptoms Ruminatif düşünme stili, beden algısı ve sosyal görünüş kaygısının romantik ilişki ve partner odaklı obsesif kompulsif semptomlarla ilişkisi


Abak E., GÜZEL H. Ş.

Klinik Psikiyatri Dergisi, vol.24, no.3, pp.368-382, 2021 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/kpd.2021.14632
  • Title of Journal : Klinik Psikiyatri Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.368-382
  • Keywords: Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Partner Focused Obsessions, Relationship Centered Obsessions

Abstract

© 2021 ANP Publishing. All rights reserved.Objective: This study aims to examine the relationship between partner focused and romantic relationship obsessive compulsive with ruminative thinking style, body image, social appearance anxiety. The second aim of the study is to examine the sociodemographic variables thought to be related to relationship centered and partner focused obsessive compulsive symptoms. Method: The data has been collected via internet from 689 individuals who were in a romantic relationship between the ages of 18-30. For the aim of collecting information, demographic information form, Partner Related Obsessive Compulsive Scale, Relationship Obsessive Compulsive Inventory, Ruminative Thought Style Questionnaire, Social Appearance Anxiety Scale and Body-Cathexis Scale have been used. Results: According to the performed structural equation modelling, it has been observed that ruminative thinking style predicts the relationship centered and partner focused obsessive compulsive symptoms and sub-dimensions positively. Body image and social appearance anxiety positively predict the partner focused obsessive compulsive symptoms and its sub-dimensions. Furthermore, it was found that partner focused obsessive compulsive symptoms positively predict relationship centered obsessive compulsive symptoms. Discussion: In this study, it was concluded that the model created with ruminative thinking style, body image and social appearance anxiety, which is thought to be effective in revealing partner focused and romantic relationship obsessive compulsive symptoms is an acceptable model. It is thought that investigating the structures that may be effective in revealing the symptoms will serve to better understand this obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) subtype and overall OCD and contribute to the diagnosis / treatment of this area.