Development of a Measure of “Acculturation” for Ethnic Fijians: Methodologic and Conceptual Considerations for Application to Eating Disorders Research

@inproceedings{Becker2010DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a Measure of “Acculturation” for Ethnic Fijians: Methodologic and Conceptual Considerations for Application to Eating Disorders Research},
  author={Anne E Becker and Kristen E Fay and Jessica C. Agnew-Blais and Peter M. Guarnaccia and Ruth H. Striegel-Moore and Stephen E Gilman},
  booktitle={Transcultural psychiatry},
  year={2010}
}
Acculturation has been examined as a risk factor for eating disorders, but interpretation of findings has been limited by inconsistent operationalization of this construct across studies. The study aim was to develop and evaluate a population-specific measure of acculturation for ethnic Fijian adolescent schoolgirls, to use in future analyses related to eating disorders. Our findings suggest that acculturation is a multidimensional construct characterized by distinct, though related, dimensions… CONTINUE READING
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