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Concerns about body shape and weight in the postpartum period and their relation to women's self-identification

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The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine how three groups of women, with different levels of eating disorder psychopathology, perceived and coped with changes in eating and body shape and weight following pregnancy and the birth of a baby. Furthermore, we aimed to find out how such changes influenced their identity as mothers. Twenty-one mothers were selected from a large survey of women's eating habits and attitudes in the postnatal period: mothers with an eating disorder (n=6), ...

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10.1080/02646830500273657

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Journal:
JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE AND INFANT PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
23
Issue:
4
Pages:
347-364
Publication date:
2005-11-05
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EISSN:
1469-672X
ISSN:
0264-6838
URN:
uuid:94e605c7-a720-4248-83fb-ceb43a3a676a
Source identifiers:
195320
Local pid:
pubs:195320
Language:
English

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