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The impact of manipulating personal standards on eating attitudes and behaviour

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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, perfe...

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10.1016/j.brat.2005.08.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Behaviour Research and Therapy
Volume:
44
Issue:
6
Pages:
911-920
Publication date:
2006-06-05
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ISSN:
0005-7967
URN:
uuid:9c22847b-ab9c-44c6-a181-0184d007a2e9
Source identifiers:
139915
Local pid:
pubs:139915
Language:
English
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