Deficits in emotion regulation mediate the relationship between childhood abuse and later eating disorder symptoms.

@article{Burns2012DeficitsIE,
  title={Deficits in emotion regulation mediate the relationship between childhood abuse and later eating disorder symptoms.},
  author={Erin E. Burns and Sarah A. Fischer and Joan L. Jackson and Hilary G. Harding},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2012},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={32-9}
}
The present study examined the relationship of child maltreatment to both emotion dysregulation and subsequent eating pathology. In an effort to extend previous research, the authors examined the unique impact of childhood emotional abuse (CEA) on emotion dysregulation and eating disorder (ED) symptoms while controlling for the effects of sexual and physical abuse. Structural equation modeling was utilized to simultaneously examine the effects of all three abuse types on multiple dependent… CONTINUE READING