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Understanding persistence in bulimia nervosa: a 5-year naturalistic study.

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Bulimia nervosa shows a marked tendency to persist, suggesting that powerful maintaining mechanisms operate. Using data from a prospective, 5-year, study of the natural course of 102 people with bulimia nervosa, the authors sought to identify predictors of persistence and to test specific hypotheses derived from the cognitive-behavioral theory of the persistence of bulimia nervosa. The results of both sets of analyses were consistent with the theory, with the degree of overevaluation of shape...

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10.1037//0022-006x.71.1.103

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
Volume:
71
Issue:
1
Pages:
103-109
Publication date:
2003-02-05
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1939-2117
ISSN:
0022-006X
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uuid:d9504f93-b138-48b3-aa95-5562cc38f95a
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139435
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pubs:139435

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