Body-image thought processes: The development and initial validation of the Assessment of Body-Image Cognitive Distortions.

Abstract

No measures exist that specifically assess cognitive distortions related to body image per se, despite their theoretical and clinical significance. Most cognitive-distortion scales pertain to depression, anxiety, or eating disorders. Accordingly, the 37-item Assessment of Body-Image Cognitive Distortions (ABCD) was developed and validated in this study with… (More)

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@article{Jakatdar2006BodyimageTP, title={Body-image thought processes: The development and initial validation of the Assessment of Body-Image Cognitive Distortions.}, author={Tejal A. Jakatdar and Thomas F. Cash and Erin K Engle}, journal={Body image}, year={2006}, volume={3 4}, pages={325-33} }