Body image dissatisfaction and eating-related psychopathology in trans individuals: a matched control study.

@article{Witcomb2015BodyID,
  title={Body image dissatisfaction and eating-related psychopathology in trans individuals: a matched control study.},
  author={Gemma L. Witcomb and Walter Pierre Bouman and Nicola Brewin and Christina Richards and Fernando Fern{\'a}ndez-Aranda and Jon Arcelus},
  journal={European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          287-93
        }
}
High levels of body dissatisfaction have already been reported in the trans population; however, the root of this dissatisfaction, and its association with eating disordered behaviours, has not been studied in-depth. This study aims to assess eating disorder risk by comparing 200 trans people, 200 people with eating disorders and 200 control participants' scores on three subscales of the Eating Disorders Inventory-2 (EDI-2) and to further explore dissatisfaction in the trans participants using… CONTINUE READING

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