Illness perception in bulimia nervosa.

  title={Illness perception in bulimia nervosa.},
  author={Hannah Dejong and Jessica Hillcoat and Sarah Perkins and Miriam Grover and Ulrike Schmidt},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  volume={17 3},
The study was designed to extend our understanding of illness perceptions in patients with bulimia nervosa (BN). Seventy-eight participants with BN or BN-type Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS-BN) completed the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ-R) (Moss-Morris et al., 2002). Clinical variables were also assessed. Participants experienced their ED as chronic, with serious consequences and high associated levels of anxiety and depression. The disorder was attributed… CONTINUE READING