Development of a measure to assess invalidating childhood environments in the eating disorders.

@article{Mountford2007DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a measure to assess invalidating childhood environments in the eating disorders.},
  author={Victoria A. Mountford and Emma Corstorphine and Sophie Tomlinson and Glenn Waller},
  journal={Eating behaviors},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={
          48-58
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The role of childhood abuse is well recognised within the eating disorders. However, the impact of parental invalidation of the child's emotional needs has not been investigated. Such invalidation is potentially important because it appears to be associated with the difficulties in tolerating distress that are often seen in adults with eating disorders. This study aims to develop a measure of childhood invalidating environments (Invalidating Childhood Environments Scale; ICES). It… CONTINUE READING
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