Measuring self-esteem in dieting disordered patients: the validity of the Rosenberg and Coopersmith contrasted.

@article{Griffiths1999MeasuringSI,
  title={Measuring self-esteem in dieting disordered patients: the validity of the Rosenberg and Coopersmith contrasted.},
  author={Rosalyn Griffiths and Pierre J. V. Beumont and Emmy Giannakopoulos and Janice D. Russell and David E Schotte and Christopher D. Thornton and Stephen W. Touyz and P Varano},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={227-31}
}
OBJECTIVE In order to ascertain the most appropriate measure of self-esteem for dieting disordered patients, this study contrasted the construct and convergent validities of two widely used measures. In addition, dieting disordered subgroups were compared on levels of self-esteem. METHOD One hundred and seventeen male and female patients diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or eating disorder not otherwise specified completed the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (SES), the Coopersmith… CONTINUE READING