The moderating effect of impulsivity on negative affect and body checking

Pak, K. Naomi, Joseph Wonderlich, Danielle Grange, Scott G. Engel, Scott Crow, Carol Peterson, Ross D. Crosby, Stephen A. Wonderlich, Sarah Fischer
Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2018 Aug 16;86:137-142.
Results indicated that women with low (lack of) perseverance experienced a greater increase in negative affect than those with high (lack of) perseverance prior to and following body checking. Overall, results indicate that individual differences in trait impulsivity moderated the relationship of negative affect to body checking in women with anorexia nervosa.