ERIC Number: EJ551454
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Adherence to the Super Woman Ideal and Eating Disorder Symptoms among College Women.
Hart, Kathleen; Kenny, Maureen E.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v36 n7-8 p461-78 Apr 1997
Examines the role that valuing physical appearance, striving for success in multiple roles, and insecure parental attachment are related to eating disorder symptoms. Responses from 156 undergraduate women support the relationship between the Super Woman model (desire to achieve perfection in multiple and often contradictory roles) and the presence of eating disorders. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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