Development of the body checking questionnaire: a self-report measure of body checking behaviors.

@article{Reas2002DevelopmentOT,
  title={Development of the body checking questionnaire: a self-report measure of body checking behaviors.},
  author={Deborah Lynn Reas and Brooke L Whisenhunt and Rick Netemeyer and Donald A. Williamson},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={324-33}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to develop a brief self-report inventory to assess body checking behaviors. METHOD Using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, the 23-item Body Checking Questionnaire (BCQ) was developed. The BCQ measures the global construct of body checking behaviors with three correlated subfactors that assess checking related to overall appearance, checking of specific body parts, and idiosyncratic checking rituals. RESULTS The BCQ was found to have good… CONTINUE READING
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