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A new ecologically valid method to assess body size estimation and body size dissatisfaction.

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OBJECTIVE: The primary aim of the present study was to develop an ecologically valid method for assessing the perception of body size (as opposed to the memory of body size). METHOD: Women with clinical eating disorders (N = 14) and no eating disorder (N = 24) estimated their actual and desired body size while looking in a mirror. Estimations were made using projected images that were the same height as the participants' reflections in the mirror. RESULTS: This new method assessed the percep...

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10.1002/eat.10097

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The International journal of eating disorders
Volume:
32
Issue:
4
Pages:
458-465
Publication date:
2002-12-05
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EISSN:
1098-108X
ISSN:
0276-3478
URN:
uuid:ceadc0a3-32f7-4b91-8fc4-b99e86f48542
Source identifiers:
139526
Local pid:
pubs:139526

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