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Confusion over the core psychopathology of bulimia nervosa.

Abstract:

There has been particular confusion concerning two aspects of the psychopathology of bulimia nervosa: dissatisfaction with body shape and overvalued ideas about shape and weight. Whilst these features are closely related, they are nevertheless distinct. Body shape dissatisfaction is commonly found in these patients but is not necessarily present; whilst the over-valued ideas about shape and weight are a necessary diagnostic feature. Analysis of the relationship between these two features and ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The International journal of eating disorders
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
385-389
Publication date:
1993-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1098-108X
ISSN:
0276-3478
URN:
uuid:d5394569-6ba0-4022-bcf8-0675248759cd
Source identifiers:
205507
Local pid:
pubs:205507

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