Gender, school and academic year differences among Spanish university students at high-risk for developing an eating disorder: an epidemiologic study
- Adherence to the super woman ideal and eating disorder symptoms among college women. Hart, Kathleen; Kenny, Maureen E. // Sex Roles;Apr97, Vol. 36 Issue 7/8, p461
Presents information on a study conducted on eating disorder symptoms among college women. Link between psychological symptoms and eating disorder symptoms; Methods used in the study; What the results of the study indicated.
- Is Your Friend's Dieting Dangerous? // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Apr99, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p40
Gives advice to high school and college-age women on how to deal with people suffering from eating disorder. Symptoms of the disease.
- Preventing Disordered Eating: A Program that Worked. // Eating Disorders Review;My2002, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p6
Presents a study of undergraduate women who enrolled in a class about eating disorders offered in the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas.
- Beauty exacts its toll. // Healthy Weight Journal;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p2
Discusses a study which examined the relationship between physical beauty and eating disorders in a sample of college women in Ontario. Significance of the study; Discussion on the possible occurrence of eating disorders among attractive women.
- The Relationship Between Role Concerns, Preferences for Slimness, and Symptoms of Eating Problems Among College Women. Silverstein, Brett; Perdue, Lauren // Sex Roles;Jan88, Vol. 18 Issue 1/2, p101
Eating problems and body dissatisfaction among women have been associated in the literature with both slim standards o f female bodily attractiveness and concerns about success and failure. This study demonstrates that among college women the desire for slim, noncurvaceous bodies associated with...
- Integrating Social Comparison Theory and Self-Esteem within Objectification Theory to Predict Womenâ€™s Disordered Eating. Tylka, Tracy; Sabik, Natalie // Sex Roles;Jul2010, Vol. 63 Issue 1-2, p18
This study integrated social comparison theory and self-esteem into the objectification theory framework to broaden our understanding of sexual objectification as it relates to body shame and disordered eating. Women ( N = 274) from a Midwestern U.S. college completed measures of sexual...
- A Comparison of Eating Disorder Symptomatology, Role Concerns, Figure Preference and Social Comparison Between Women Who Have Attended Single Sex and Coeducational Schools. Davey, Zoe; Jones, Mairwen; Harris, Lynne // Sex Roles;Nov2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9/10, p751
This study sought to examine the effect of high school gender composition on eating disorder symptomatology and attitudes of female Australian university students. We compared female students who had previously attended single sex ( n = 52) or coeducational ( n = 43) high schools on measures of...
- Gender Identity and Eating-Related Pathology. // Eating Disorders Review;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p7
The article discusses research being done on the association between gender identity and eating disorders. It references a study by Elizabeth W. Diemer et al., published in a 2015 issue of the "Journal of Adolescent Health." The study involved 289,024 students from 223 universities in the U.S....
- Levels of Cigarette and Alcohol Use Related to Eating-disorder Attitudes. Granner, Michelle L.; Black, David R.; Abood, Doris A. // American Journal of Health Behavior;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p43
Examines the interrelation of eating disorder attitude with cigarette and alcohol use among college women in the U.S. Determination of the negative-affect reduction motivations; Symptoms of eating disorders; Frequency and intensity of alcohol and cigarette use.