Weight-related and shape-related self-evaluation in eating-disordered and non-eating-disordered women.

  title={Weight-related and shape-related self-evaluation in eating-disordered and non-eating-disordered women.},
  author={Traci L McFarlane and Randi E. Mccabe and Julien Jarry and Marion Patricia Olmsted and Janet Polivy},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={29 3},
OBJECTIVE Weight- and shape-related self-evaluation refers to the process whereby an individual determines her self-worth based on an evaluation of her body weight and shape. This is a hallmark feature of both anorexia and bulimia nervosa, as specified in the 4th ed. of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The purpose of this study was to further our understanding of weight-related self-evaluation in eating-disordered women. METHOD Eating-disordered patients, restrained… CONTINUE READING

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