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González Rodríguez, M., Ibáñez, I., & Barrera, A. (2017). Rumination, worry and negative problem orientation : transdiagnostic processes of anxiety, eating behavior and mood disorders. Acta Colombiana De Psicología, 20(2), 30–41.

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This research presents the relationship between the cognitive processes of negative problem orientation, trait worry andrumination, with anxious and depressive symptomatology and difficulties in eating behavior. The study was conducted with anon-clinical and intentional sample of 176 adults from the island of Tenerife. Data were analyzed using the Pearson Chi-squarecoefficient, Student's t, Pearson's correlation coefficient, and hierarchical regressions. Results confirm that negative problemorientation and trait worry are transdiagnostic factors for panic symptoms and agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia and behavioral eating, whereas brooding is a transdiagnostic factor for depression, posttraumatic stress disorderand behavioral eating. Reflection has a relationship with social phobia. Results are discussed on the basis of the theoretical model of social phobia and posttraumatic stress. Future investigation on brooding and reflection according to the theory ofcognitive avoidance is proposed.



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