Testing a dual-process family model in understanding the development of eating pathology: a structural equation modeling analysis.

@article{Leung1996TestingAD,
  title={Testing a dual-process family model in understanding the development of eating pathology: a structural equation modeling analysis.},
  author={Frankie Leung and Ann Schwartzman and Howard Steiger},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={367-75}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study tested a dual-process family model in understanding the relationships among dysfunctional family relationships, family preoccupation with weight and appearance, and body- and self-esteem problems in the development of eating and psychiatric symptoms. METHOD Subjects, 918 adolescent girls from eight high schools, completed measures assessing familial factors, body- and self-esteem problems, and eating and general psychiatric symptoms. RESULTS Structural equation… CONTINUE READING

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