Coping and social support as potential moderators of the relation between anxiety and eating disorder symptomatology.

@article{Fitzsimmons2011CopingAS,
  title={Coping and social support as potential moderators of the relation between anxiety and eating disorder symptomatology.},
  author={Ellen E Fitzsimmons and Anna Mar{\'i}a Bardone-Cone},
  journal={Eating behaviors},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={21-8}
}
Trait anxiety and eating disorder (ED) symptomatology are often thought to be inextricably linked. Because anxiety often precedes an ED, predicts poor outcome, and persists even after recovery from an ED, it is important to examine whether certain factors have the ability to potentially attenuate anxiety's effect on eating pathology. In the current study, we examined two possible moderating factors: coping skills and social support. Participants were 96 females seen at one point for an ED at a… CONTINUE READING
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