The moderating role of father's care on the onset of binge eating symptoms among female late adolescents with insecure attachment.

@article{Pace2012TheMR,
  title={The moderating role of father's care on the onset of binge eating symptoms among female late adolescents with insecure attachment.},
  author={Ugo Pace and Marco Cacioppo and Adriano Schimmenti},
  journal={Child psychiatry and human development},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={282-92}
}
The present study examined the association between quality of attachment, perception of the father's bond, and binge eating symptoms in a sample of female late adolescents. In total, 233 female students aged between 18 and 20 years completed measures on binge eating, quality of attachment and parent-child relationship. Data showed that respondents with binge symptoms reported lower scores on secure attachment and father's care, and higher scores on preoccupied and fearful attachment. Binge… CONTINUE READING

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