ERIC Number: EJ634070
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders: A Test of a Conceptual Model.
Tripp, Margaret M.; Petrie, Trent A.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v44 n1-2 p17-32 Jan 2001
Tested a model that hypothesized an indirect relationship between sexual abuse and eating disorders, with the effects of sexual abuse being mediated through bodily shame and body disparagement. Surveys of female undergraduate students indicated that 60 percent had been sexually abused, 8 percent had diagnosable eating disorders, and 72.7 percent were symptomatic. Sexual abuse predicted bodily shame and body disparagement. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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