The nature and extent of body-image disturbances in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: a meta-analysis.

@article{Cash1997TheNA,
  title={The nature and extent of body-image disturbances in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Thomas F. Cash and E A Deagle},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={107-25}
}
OBJECTIVE Although body-image disturbance is among the diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, the nature and extent of this disturbance have not been precisely identified. This is the purpose of this first meta-analysis of extant research on body image and eating disorders. METHOD Using contemporary techniques, the meta-analysis systematically examined 66 studies (from 1974 to 1993) of perceptual and attitudinal parameters of body image among anorexics and bulimics… CONTINUE READING
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