Handbook of assessment methods for eating behaviors and weight related problems: measures, theory, and research

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Sage Publications, 1995 - Medical - 634 pages
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Success in the study and treatment of eating disorders and weight-related problems depends greatly on the efficacy of the instruments used. As the number of available instruments has increased, so has the difficulty in determining which is most appropriate for a specific case or project. Offering a refined and carefully analyzed sampling of relevant material, the Handbook is the first comprehensive guide in this field.

Following the introduction and discussion of such key constructs as binge eating and purging, dietary restraint and body image, the contributors offer critical analyses of the measurement instruments most suitable for study in those areas. Each instrument is then evaluated in terms of its development,

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David B. Allison is professor of philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is the editor of the groundbreaking anthology "The New Nietzsche.

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