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Table 1 Effects of eating disorder symptom group, self-focused attention, and their interaction on the e-LEAS and FERT while controlling for the DASS-21-D

From: Differences in alexithymia, emotional awareness, and facial emotion recognition under conditions of self-focused attention among women with high and low eating disorder symptoms: a 2 x 2 experimental study

MeasureEating GroupSFA GroupInteraction
 FpFpFp
e-LEAS
 Total Emotional Awareness4.59a.0361.32.2550.43.515
 Emotional Awareness Percentile3.97a.0500.95.3320.22.643
 Emotional Range3.49.0660.01.9430.12.730
 Multi-Level Responses6.41a.0130.01.9110.26.613
 Total Word Count1.53.2190.01.9190.17.685
 Self Emotional Awareness5.17a.0265.84b.0190.53.468
 Self Word Count0.76.3870.14.7130.24.626
 Other Emotional Awareness2.49.1190.24.6240.26.615
 Other Word Count2.69.1050.46.4980.08.773
FERT
 Total % Accurate0.65.4222.08.1530.07.790
 Total Response Time (ms)0.05.8821.85.1781.23.271
 Negative Emotions % Accurate0.40.5312.17.1450.14.706
 Negative Emotions Response Time (ms)0.14.7064.01b.0490.02.904
 Positive Emotions % Accurate0.38.5401.41.2391.20.278
 Positive Emotions Response Time (ms)0.61.4371.71.1960.02.888
  1. Note. Eating Group (High-EAT versus Low-EAT); SFA Group (SFA versus n-SFA); e-LEAS = The Levels of Emotional Awareness Scale – Short Version (electronic scoring); FERT = Facial Expression Recognition Task; aHigh-EAT group scored lower; bSFA group scored lower