The validity of a short version of the Body Shape Questionnaire.

@article{Dowson2001TheVO,
  title={The validity of a short version of the Body Shape Questionnaire.},
  author={Jonathan H. Dowson and Lynne Henderson},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2001},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={263-71}
}
This study investigated the 'construct validity' (which includes the extent to which a test conforms to predictions from previous observations) of a 14-item version of the Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ) in 75 patients with psychogenic low weight and a history of full or partial anorexia nervosa (AN). Various predictions were confirmed, i.e. ratings on the BSQ (designed to measure concern about body image) were significantly correlated with ratings for the Eating Attitudes Test, the Bulimia… CONTINUE READING

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