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ERIC Number: EJ365782
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Binge Eating in Obesity: Associated MMPI Characteristics.
Kolotkin, Ronette L.; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v55 n6 p872-76 Dec 1987
Determined Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) characteristics' association with binge-eating severity among obese women. Indicated much variability in binge severity among obese women seeking treatment. MMPI characteristics were significantly related to binge severity. As binge severity increased, so did psychological disturbance, and scale Pt (Psychasthenia) alone accounted for 23 percent of variance in binge severity. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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