Social anxiety and coping strategies in the eating disorders.

  title={Social anxiety and coping strategies in the eating disorders.},
  author={Hendrik Hinrichsen and Fiona Wright and Glenn Waller and Caroline Meyer},
  journal={Eating behaviors},
  volume={4 2},
Studies of social phobia in the eating disorders have demonstrated high comorbidity with both anorexia and bulimia nervosa. This study examined levels of social anxiety across different types of eating disorders, and determined the association of such anxiety with specific forms of emotional regulation. One hundred fourteen females who met DSM-IV criteria for an eating disorder and a comparison group of 50 nonclinical women completed three self-report questionnaires, which measured bulimic… CONTINUE READING

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