Bulimic symptomatology: The role of adaptive perfectionism, shape and weight concern, and self-esteem.

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Bulimic symptomatology: The role of adaptive perfectionism, shape and weight concern, and self-esteem.
This study aimed to replicate the cross-sectional model in a clinical sample of women with eating disorders, and to investigate whether the model could predict changes in binge eating and purging at the end of treatment. Eating disorder outpatients (n=353) completed measures of perfectionism, weight/shape concern, self-esteem, and bulimic symptoms at pre-treatment and discharge. Contrary to the hypotheses, the three-way interaction did not predict binge eating or purging cross-sectionally or prospectively as a moderator of psychotherapy outcome. It was concluded that the robustness of the interactive model seems questionable and may be impacted by an inadequate conceptualization of the perfectionism construct.
PMID: 21704980 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] (Source: Behaviour Resear…

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