Relationship between body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: mediating role of self-esteem and depression.

@article{Brechan2015RelationshipBB,
  title={Relationship between body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: mediating role of self-esteem and depression.},
  author={Inge Brechan and Ingela Lundin Kvalem},
  journal={Eating behaviors},
  year={2015},
  volume={17},
  pages={49-58}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the hypothesis that the effect of body dissatisfaction on disordered eating behavior is mediated through self-esteem and depression. If the effect of body dissatisfaction on disordered eating can be explained by self-esteem and depression, treatment may benefit from focusing more on self-esteem and depression than body dissatisfaction. We also hypothesized body image importance to be associated with lower self-esteem, stronger symptoms of depression… CONTINUE READING
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