Separating the Effects of Gender and Weight-Loss Desire on Body Satisfaction and Disordered Eating Behavior

@article{KashubeckWest2005SeparatingTE,
  title={Separating the Effects of Gender and Weight-Loss Desire on Body Satisfaction and Disordered Eating Behavior},
  author={Susan Kashubeck-West and L. Mintz and Ingrid K. Weigold},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2005},
  volume={53},
  pages={505-518}
}
  • Susan Kashubeck-West, L. Mintz, Ingrid K. Weigold
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • The purpose of this study was to separate the effects of gender from those of desired weight loss on body satisfaction and eating disordered behavior. Therefore, we explored gender differences in a sample (N = 191) of men and women who wanted to lose weight. We expected that controlling for desire to lose weight would minimize gender differences; this was supported for (a) overall body dissatisfaction, and (b) degree of concern about, effect of, and importance of weight and appearance… CONTINUE READING
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