Eating disturbances in girls with diabetes: the contribution of adolescent self-concept, maternal weight and shape concerns and mother-daughter relationships.

@article{Maharaj2003EatingDI,
  title={Eating disturbances in girls with diabetes: the contribution of adolescent self-concept, maternal weight and shape concerns and mother-daughter relationships.},
  author={Sherry I Maharaj and Gary Rodin and Marion Patricia Olmsted and Jennifer A Connolly and Denis Daneman},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={525-39}
}
BACKGROUND This study examined the relative contribution of adolescent self-concept, maternal weight and shape concerns (WSC), and mother-daughter relationships to eating disturbances among girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM). METHOD Eighty-eight adolescent girls (mean = 15.0 years, S.D. = 2.2) and their mothers completed self-report measures of disordered eating and weight control behaviours, with teens also reporting on disturbed eating and body attitudes. Based on reported symptoms… CONTINUE READING
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