The effect of attachment insecurity in the development of eating disturbances across gender: the role of body dissatisfaction.

@article{Koskina2010TheEO,
  title={The effect of attachment insecurity in the development of eating disturbances across gender: the role of body dissatisfaction.},
  author={Nefeli Koskina and Theodoros Giovazolias},
  journal={The Journal of psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={144 5},
  pages={
          449-71
        }
}
The present study examined the effects of insecure attachment on the development of negative body image as a contributing factor to the development of disturbed eating patterns in male and female university students. Participants were nonclinical male (n = 100) and female (n = 381) university students. Administering self-report questionnaires, the authors assessed demographic information (gender, age), anthropometric data (Body Mass Index [BMI], age), romantic attachment (ECRS-R; R. C. Fraley… CONTINUE READING

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