Table 1

Correlation coefficients (significance) for bodybuilding dependency, athletic identity, social physique anxiety, and social support behaviours

AIMSSPASSSS-C
BDSSocIdExclFactor 1Factor 2EmotChEmotSpListenPercAssRealityTanAssTasAppTasChlTotal
BDS, Bodybuilding dependency scale; AIMS, athletic identity measurement scale; SPAS, social physique anxiety scale; SSS-C, social support survey-clinical form; SocDp, TrnDp, MstDp, social, training, and mastery dependence; SocId, social identity; Excl, exclusivity; Listen, listening support; EmotSp, emotional support; EmotChl, emotional challenge; TasApp, task appreciation; TasChl, task challenge; TanAss, tangible assistance; PercAss, perceived assistance.
SocDp0.710.780.34−0.070.250.530.460.520.450.450.570.450.54
(0.000)(0.000)(0.001)(0.518)(0.019)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)
TrnDp0.530.580.310.060.300.410.430.500.460.380.510.410.51
(0.000)(0.000)(0.003)(0.588)(0.004)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)
MstDp0.760.760.54−0.250.330.610.570.630.550.510.670.570.66
(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.018)(0.001)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)(0.000)