Field dependence in young anorectic and obese women.

  title={Field dependence in young anorectic and obese women.},
  author={Harriet I. Basseches and S A Karp},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  volume={41 1},
Bruch and other clinicians working with patients suffering from eating disorders have noted substantial similarity between obese individuals and those with anorexia nervosa with regard to difficulties in achieving autonomous functioning. Although research has substantially supported this view for obese persons, some studies of anorectics have portrayed them as no different from or even more autonomous than normally weighted controls. In an attempt to clarify this discrepancy, the present study… CONTINUE READING