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Aljomaa, Suliman Saleh – International Education Studies, 2018
The study aimed at examining the relationship between body image satisfaction and bulimia nervosa among the students of education faculty at king said university students. The author used the tests of bulimia nervosa and body image test. The researcher verified tests reliability. Students from King Saud University randomly selected (No. 337)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Self Concept, Human Body
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Sandberg, Katie; Erford, Bradley T. – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2013
Six commonly used instruments for assessment of eating disorders were analyzed. Effect size results from Erford et al.'s (2013) meta-analysis for the treatment of bulimia nervosa were used to compare each scale's ability to measure treatment outcomes for bulimia nervosa. Effect size comparisons indicated higher overall effect sizes using the…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Effect Size, Measures (Individuals), Counseling
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Choate, Laura – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2010
Bulimia Nervosa (BN) is a chronic disorder that results in a high degree of psychological impairment for many women. This article presents a description of Interpersonal Therapy for Group (IPT-G), an evidence-based approach for the treatment of BN. The author presents a rationale for the use of IPT-G, an outline of the group model, and provides…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Females, Eating Disorders, Group Therapy
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Lowe, Michael R.; Berner, Laura A.; Swanson, Sonja A.; Clark, Vicki L.; Eddy, Kamryn T.; Franko, Debra L.; Shaw, Jena A.; Ross, Stephanie; Herzog, David B. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2011
Objective: To investigate whether, at study entry, (a) weight suppression (WS), the difference between highest past adult weight and current weight, prospectively predicts time to first full remission from bulimia nervosa (BN) over a follow-up period of 8 years, and (b) weight change over time mediates the relationship between WS and time to first…
Descriptors: Intervals, Females, Eating Disorders, Body Weight
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Buser, Juleen K.; Gibson, Sandy – Journal of College Counseling, 2016
The authors examined the relationship between avoidant and anxious attachment to God/Higher Power and bulimia symptoms among 599 female college student participants. After controlling for body mass index, the authors found a positive association between both attachment variables and bulimia. When entered together in a regression, anxious…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Eating Disorders, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Anxiety
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Tillmann, Lisa M. – Journal of Applied Communication Research, 2009
In 1996, the author published "A Secret Life in a Culture of Thinness: Reflections on Body, Food, and Bulimia" (Tillmann-Healy, 1996), an account of her struggle with binging and purging from ages 15 to 25. She came to understand bulimia as a communicative act, expressing fear, anxiety, and grief. From 25 to 35, her recovery from bulimia involved…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Human Body, Self Concept, Emotional Response
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Didie, Elizabeth R.; Reinecke, Mark A.; Phillips, Katharine A. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2010
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and eating disorders often co-occur and share some clinical features. In addition, the co-occurrence of BDD and an eating disorder may be associated with greater impairment in functioning. Furthermore, clinical impressions suggest that this comorbidity may be more treatment resistant than either disorder alone. The…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Cognitive Restructuring, Body Composition, Self Concept
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Delinsky, Sherrie S.; Wilson, G. Terence – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2010
Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for bulimia nervosa (BN). However, among patients with BN, symptom improvement is more pronounced for behavioral eating symptoms (i.e., bingeing and purging) than for body image disturbance, and the persistence of body image disturbance is associated with relapse. The need for more…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Eating Disorders, Behavior Modification, Patients
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Casta├▒eda, Gail; Colby, Sarah E.; Barnett, Tracey E.; Olfert, Melissa D.; Zhou, Wenjun; Leite, Walter L.; El Zein, Aseel; Mathews, Anne E. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: To examine the effect of weight-conscious drinking and compensatory behavior temporality on binge drinking frequency of college freshmen. Participants: Freshmen (n = 1149) from eight US universities, Fall 2015. Methods: Participants completed the Compensatory Eating Behaviors in Response to Alcohol Consumption Scale and Alcohol Use…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Alcohol Abuse, Eating Disorders, Eating Habits
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Anderson, Drew A.; Simmons, Angela M. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2008
This paper describes the initial development of a treatment for bulimia nervosa using a functional contextual treatment approach. Seven women (6 with a diagnosis of bulimia nervosa and 1 with a diagnosis of eating disorder not otherwise specified) completed 12 sessions of functional contextual treatment. Participants were assessed with the Eating…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Identification, Therapy, Females
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Le Grange, Daniel; Crosby, Ross D.; Lock, James – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008
The predictors and moderators of treatment outcome for adolescents with bulimia nervosa (BN) are explored among those who participated in family based treatment or individual supportive psychotherapy. It is concluded that family-based treatment of BN may be most effective in those cases with low levels of eating disorder psychopathology.
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Psychopathology, Psychotherapy, Family Counseling
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Salbach-Andrae, Harriet; Bohnekamp, Inga; Pfeiffer, Ernst; Lehmkuhl, Ulrike; Miller, Alec L. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2008
The aim of this study was to describe a case series of adolescents (mean age = 16.5 years, SD = 1.0) with anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) who received dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Twelve outpatients with AN and BN took part in 25 weeks of twice weekly therapy consisting of individual therapy and a skills training group.…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Behavior Modification, Psychopathology, Adolescents
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Thornton, Lisa P.; DeBlassie, Richard R. – Adolescence, 1989
Identifies and discusses treatment of some irrational cognitions of bulimics concerning food, weight loss, eating, and dieting. Describes use of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional interventions. Notes importance of providing nutrition information and realistic diet practices. Group treatment approach is briefly addressed in dealing with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Bulimia, Cognitive Processes
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Blackstone, Sarah R.; Sangiorgio, Celeste; Johnson, Aimee K. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Eating disorders (ED) are a concern on college campuses, yet comprehensive education and awareness is low. Few studies have investigated knowledge of disordered eating not fitting prototypical depictions or recognition of disordered eating in males. Purpose: To assess college students' ability to identify behavioral symptoms of ED in…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Vignettes, College Students, Gender Differences
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Wang, Cixin; Barlis, Julia; Do, Kieu Anh; Chen, Jingqiu; Alami, Sandra – School Mental Health, 2020
Adolescents are most likely to receive mental health services in schools compared to other settings; however, few studies have examined barriers to mental health help seeking at school for ethnic minority adolescents. The current mixed-methods study utilized surveys and semi-structured interviews to explore the mental health literacy (MHL),…
Descriptors: Barriers, Help Seeking, School Health Services, Asian American Students
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