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Cognitive aspects of women’s body image and eating disorders

Bernadetta Izydorczyk, Adriana Rybicka-Klimczyk
Endokrynologia Polska 2009;60(4):287-294.

open access

Vol 60, No 4 (2009)
Original papers
Published online: 2009-06-26
Submitted: 2013-02-15

Abstract


Background: The authors presents basics of theoretical knowledge connected with cognitive aspects women’s body image in Poland. The authors also presents results of research connected with the same subject.
Material and methods: The study involved 111 women divided into groups - adolescents and young women and women with eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia nervosa). The study methods included the Contour Drawing Rating Scale (CDRS) by Thompson and Gray.
Results and conclusions: The statistical tests indicate differences in the cognitive dimension of body image (between ideal and real self) among adolescent and young women, and women with eating disorders.

Abstract


Background: The authors presents basics of theoretical knowledge connected with cognitive aspects women’s body image in Poland. The authors also presents results of research connected with the same subject.
Material and methods: The study involved 111 women divided into groups - adolescents and young women and women with eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia nervosa). The study methods included the Contour Drawing Rating Scale (CDRS) by Thompson and Gray.
Results and conclusions: The statistical tests indicate differences in the cognitive dimension of body image (between ideal and real self) among adolescent and young women, and women with eating disorders.
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Keywords

body image; self-discrepancy theory; eating disorders

About this article
Title

Cognitive aspects of women’s body image and eating disorders

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 60, No 4 (2009)

Pages

287-294

Published online

2009-06-26

Bibliographic record

Endokrynologia Polska 2009;60(4):287-294.

Keywords

body image
self-discrepancy theory
eating disorders

Authors

Bernadetta Izydorczyk
Adriana Rybicka-Klimczyk

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