The Role of Self-Objectification in the Experience of Women with Eating Disorders

@inproceedings{Calogero2005TheRO,
  title={The Role of Self-Objectification in the Experience of Women with Eating Disorders},
  author={Rachel M. Calogero and William N. Davis and J Kevin Thompson},
  year={2005}
}
Objectification theory has linked self-objectification to negative emotional experiences and disordered eating behavior in cultures that sexually objectify the female body. This link has not been empirically tested in a clinical sample of women with eating disorders. In the present effort, 209 women in residential treatment for eating disorders completed self-report measures of self-objectification, body shame, media influence, and drive for thinness on admission to treatment. Results… CONTINUE READING