ERIC Number: EJ484601
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Sexual Orientation and Gender as Factors in Socioculturally Acquired Vulnerability to Body Dissatisfaction and Eating Disorders.
Siever, Michael D.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v62 n2 p252-60 Apr 1994
Investigated hypothesis that gay men and heterosexual women are dissatisfied with their bodies and vulnerable to eating disorders because of shared emphasis on physical attractiveness and thinness based on desire to please men. Findings from 53 lesbian, 59 gay, 62 heterosexual female, and 63 heterosexual male college students generally confirmed research hypothesis. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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