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ERIC Number: EJ533807
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Weight-Loss Expectancies, Relative Weight, and Symptoms of Bulimia in Young Women.
Thombs, Dennis L.; And Others
Journal of College Student Development, v37 n4 p405-14 Jul-Aug 1996
A canonical correlation analysis of various weight concerns in a sample of college women revealed that strong expectations of weight loss benefits and a high relative body weight were positively correlated with the four major symptoms of bulimia. Expectations of increased self-worth and social confidence were linked to eating problems. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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