The Eating Attitudes Test: psychometric features and clinical correlates
- David M. Garner, M. Olmsted, Y. Bohr, P. Garfinkel
- Psychology, MedicinePsychological Medicine
- 1 November 1982
It is concluded that the EAT-26 is a reliable, valid and economical instrument which may be useful as an objective measure of the symptoms of anorexia nervosa.
Development and validation of a multidimensional eating disorder inventory for anorexia nervosa and bulimia.
The development and validation of a new measure, the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) is described. The EDI is a 64 item, self-report, multiscale measure designed for the assessment of psychological…
The Eating Attitudes Test: an index of the symptoms of anorexia nervosa
The EAT was validated using 2 groups of female anorexia nervosa patients and female control subjects and total EAT score was significantly correlated with criterion group membership, suggesting a high level of concurrent validity.
Eating Disorder Inventory-2
Socio-cultural factors in the development of anorexia nervosa
The data suggest that both pressures to be slim and achievement expectations are risk factors in the development of anorexia nervosa.
Cultural Expectations of Thinness in Women
- David M. Garner, P. Garfinkel, D. Schwartz, Michael Thompson
- PsychologyPsychological Reports
- 1 October 1980
This study attempts to document and quantify the shift toward a thinner ideal shape for females in the authors' culture over the last 20 years, including data from Playboy centerfolds and Miss America Pageant contestants and a significant increase in diet articles in six popular women's magazines.
Anorexia Nervosa : A Multidimensional Perspective
Multidimensional body image comparisons among patients with eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and clinical controls: a multisite study.
Comparison of cognitive-behavioral and supportive-expressive therapy for bulimia nervosa.
- David M. Garner, W. Rockert, R. Davis, M. Garner, M. Olmsted, M. Eagle
- Psychology, MedicineAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Cognitive-behavioral therapy was significantly more effective in ameloriating disturbed attitudes toward eating and weight, depression, poor self-esteem, general psychological distress, and certain personality traits than supportive-expressive therapy.