Development and validation of the Fat Talk Questionnaire.

@article{Royal2013DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of the Fat Talk Questionnaire.},
  author={Sarah Royal and Danielle E MacDonald and Michelle M Dionne},
  journal={Body image},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={62-9}
}
Fat talk refers to negative body-related conversations between girls or young women. This research aimed to use qualitative data from young women to guide development of a quantitative fat talk measure. In Study 1, a preliminary 62-item questionnaire was developed and administered to 200 female participants. Item analysis resulted in the elimination of items, yielding a final questionnaire with 14 items. Principal components analysis of this questionnaire indicated a single factor. In Study 2… CONTINUE READING
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