Effect of perceived anonymity in assessments of eating disordered behaviors and attitudes.

  title={Effect of perceived anonymity in assessments of eating disordered behaviors and attitudes.},
  author={Jason M Lavender and D. A. Anderson},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={42 6},
OBJECTIVE The present study assessed the effect of perceived anonymity on endorsements of eating disordered behaviors and attitudes across multiple response formats. METHOD Four hundred sixty-nine undergraduate women responded using one of three questionnaire formats: a nominally anonymous true/false condition, an unmatched count condition, or a randomized-response condition. Both the unmatched count and randomized response conditions provided complete response anonymity. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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