The self-schema model: a theoretical approach to the self-concept in eating disorders.

@article{Stein1996TheSM,
  title={The self-schema model: a theoretical approach to the self-concept in eating disorders.},
  author={Karen F Stein},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={1996},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={96-109}
}
Over the last several decades, the self-concept has been implicated as a important determinant of eating disorders (ED). Although considerable progress has been made, questions remain unanswered about the properties of self-concept that distinguish women with an ED from other populations, and mechanisms that link the self-concept to the disordered behaviors. Markus's self-schema model is presented as a theoretical approach to explore the role of the self-concept in ED. To show how the schema… CONTINUE READING
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