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The impact of manipulating personal standards on eating attitudes and behaviour.

Abstract:

The relationship between perfectionism and eating disorders is well established and is of theoretical interest. This study used an experimental design to test the hypothesis that manipulating personal standards, a central feature of perfectionism, would influence eating attitudes and behaviour. Forty-one healthy women were randomly assigned either to a high personal standards condition (n = 18) or to a low personal standards condition for 24 h (n = 23). Measures of personal standards, perfect...

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10.1016/j.brat.2005.08.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
44
Issue:
6
Pages:
897-906
Publication date:
2006-06-05
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EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:5e8336e3-5425-4f36-b103-f73738d56d20
Source identifiers:
139449
Local pid:
pubs:139449

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