ERIC Number: EJ489409
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Childhood Abuse, Body Image Disturbance, and Eating Disorders.
Schaaf, Kristin K.; McCanne, Thomas R.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v18 n8 p607-15 Aug 1994
This study examined the relationships among childhood sexual and physical abuse, body image disturbance, and eating disorder symptomatology in college students, of whom 29 had been sexually abused, 32 physically abused, and 29 nonabused. There was no evidence that child sexual or physical abuse was associated with the development of body image disturbance or to eating disorder symptomatology. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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