Journal article

Validation of the Spanish Version of the Yale Food Addiction Scale 2.0 (YFAS 2.0) and Clinical Correlates in a Sample of Eating Disorder, Gambling Disorder, and Healthy Control Participants

Roser Granero, Susana Jimenez-Murcia, Ashley N Gerhardt, Zaida Aguera, Neus Aymami, Monica Gomez-Pena, Maria Lozano-Madrid, Nuria Mallorqui-Bague, Gemma Mestre-Bach, Maria I Neto-Antao, Nadine Riesco, Isabel Sanchez, Trevor Steward, Carles Soriano-Mas, Cristina Vintro-Alcaraz, Jose M Menchon, Felipe F Casanueva, Carlos Dieguez, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda

FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2018

Abstract

Aims: Due to the increasing evidence of shared vulnerabilities between addictive behaviors and excessive food intake, the concept of food addiction in specific clinical populations has become a topic of scientific interest. The aim of this study was to validate the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) 2.0 in a Spanish sample. We also sought to explore food addiction and its clinical correlates in eating disorder (ED) and gambling disorder (GD) patients. Methods: The sample included 301 clinical cases (135 ED and 166 GD), diagnosed according to DSM-5 criteria, and 152 healthy controls (HC) recruited from the general population. Results: Food addiction was more prevalent in patients with ED, than ..

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Awarded by Miguel Servet contract from the Carlos III Health Institute


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Funding Acknowledgements

Financial support was received through the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (grant PSI2011-28349 and PSI2015-68701-R). This manuscript and research were supported by grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) (FIS PI14/00290, FIS PI17/01167) and cofounded by FEDER funds/European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), a way to build Europe. Aid from the Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad (PR338/17-MSSSI) supported this project. FIS PI14/00290, FIS PI17/01167, and 18MSP001-2017I067 received aid from the Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad. CIBER Fisiologia Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn) and CIBER Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), both of which are initiatives of ISCIII. GMB is supported by an AGAUR predoctoral grant (2018 FI_B2 00174), co-financed by the European Social Fund, with the support of the Secretaria d'Universitats i Recerca del Departament d'Economia i Coneixement de la Generalitat de Catalunya. CS-M is funded by a Miguel Servet contract from the Carlos III Health Institute (CP10/00604). ML-M was supported by a predoctoral Grant of the Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte (FPU15/02911). CV-A is supported by a predoctoral Grant from the Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte (FPU16/01453).