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Table 2 Means and standard deviations for SFF, EDE-Q scores and individual SFF items for Studies 2 (N = 149) and 3 (N = 110). Study 2 correlations are in the lower half of the table and Study 3 correlations in the upper half. All correlations statistically significant at p < .001

From: Exploring a core psychopathology in disordered eating: the feelings of fat scale

  EDE-Q SFF Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 Item 4 Item 5 Item 6 Item 7 Item 8 Item 9
EDE-Q .841 .633 .679 .643 .675 .775 .830 .824 .622 .605
SFF score .808 .764 .812 .811 .822 .921 .932 .908 .758 .738
1. I feel that my clothes are tight .525 .678 .682 .605 .567 .659 .674 .658 .448 .450
2. I feel that my stomach is distended .693 775 .628 .690 .592 .742 .751 .741 .464 .411
3. I feel that my face is round and chubby .614 .761 .416 .574 .693 .692 .716 .687 .463 .478
4. I feel my thighs are thick and heavy .693 .875 .535 .656 .640 .755 .753 .733 .515 .500
5. I feel my entire body is wide .742 .925 .556 .656 .701 .806 .915 .873 .623 .611
6. I feel big .763 .915 .561 .665 .637 .775 .925 .869 .649 .627
7. I feel fat .786 .927 .552 .687 .672 .817 .877 .908 .637 .586
8. I feel like the cells in my body are turning into fat .589 .793 .478 .499 .494 .635 .654 .649 .670 .875
9. I feel like blobs of fat are attaching themselves to my body .590 .698 .473 .489 .527 .662 .679 .658 .689 .825
Study 2 Mean (SD) 2.39 (1.4) 3.09
(1.5)
2.81
(1.4)
3.38 (1.6) 3.43
(1.8)
3.89
(1.9)
3.19
(2.0)
3.10
(2.0)
3.19
(1.9)
2.56
(1.8)
2.29 (1.8)
Study 3 Mean (SD) 2.49
(1.5)
3.07
(1.5)
2.94
(1.7)
3.44
(1.7)
3.56
(2.0)
3.76
(1.9)
3.15
(1.9)
3.10
(1.9)
3.39
(1.7)
2.37
(1.9)
1.96
(1.6)