Attitudes towards anorexia nervosa: the impact of framing on blame and stigma.

@article{Crisafulli2008AttitudesTA,
  title={Attitudes towards anorexia nervosa: the impact of framing on blame and stigma.},
  author={Michele A Crisafulli and Ann F Von Holle and Cynthia M Bulik},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={333-9}
}
OBJECTIVE We examined experimentally the way in which exposure to a sociocultural versus a biological/genetic explanation of the etiology of anorexia nervosa (AN) differentially affected attitudes towards AN. METHOD Undergraduate nursing students were randomly assigned to read information emphasizing either biological/genetic or sociocultural factors in the development of AN. They then completed a series of questionnaires assessing their attitudes towards individuals with AN. Nonparametric… CONTINUE READING

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