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Body checking and its avoidance in eating disorders.

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OBJECTIVE: One expression of the core psychopathology of eating disorders is the repeated checking and avoidance of shape or weight. Two studies are reported. The primary purpose of the first was to describe the phenomenology of such body checking and avoidance. The aim of the second was to compare body checking and avoidance in women with and without a clinical eating disorder. METHOD: In Study 1, 64 female patients with clinical eating disorders participated in a semistructured interview a...

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Publisher copy:
10.1002/eat.10228

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Shafran, R More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Robinson, P More by this author
Journal:
The International journal of eating disorders
Volume:
35
Issue:
1
Pages:
93-101
Publication date:
2004-01-05
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EISSN:
1098-108X
ISSN:
0276-3478
URN:
uuid:a5d86ea8-ce00-451c-9728-2ecf17900310
Source identifiers:
139357
Local pid:
pubs:139357

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