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Socio-cultural and cognitive predictors of eating disorder symptoms in young girls.

Abstract:

There is some evidence for a relationship between socio-cultural variables and the development of disordered eating or concerns. However, the role of individual cognition in adding to this relationship has not yet been investigated. The current study therefore had two main questions. Firstly, which of the socio-cultural factors investigated (parental, peers and the media) predict girls' eating disorder related symptoms? Secondly, do individuals' cognitions add to this prediction? Thirty-eight...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/bf03327499
Journal:
Eating and weight disorders : EWD More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
e97-e100
Publication date:
2005-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1590-1262
ISSN:
1124-4909
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:258550
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uuid:6e66ac6f-06f1-483d-a91e-2ffe79f82f2d
Local pid:
pubs:258550
Source identifiers:
258550
Deposit date:
2014-06-24

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