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Obesity and psychosocial impairment: mediating roles of health status, weight/shape concerns and binge eating in a community sample of women and men

van Zutven, K; Mond, J; Latner, J; Rodgers, Bryan

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OBJECTIVES: We examined the relative importance of physical health status, weight/shape concerns and binge eating as mediators of the association between obesity and psychosocial impairment in a community sample of women and men. METHODS: Self-report measures of eating disorder features, perceived physical health and psychosocial functioning were completed by a general population sample of women and men classified as obese or non-obese (women: obese=276, non-obese=1220; men: obese=169,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-07-08
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/13080
Source: International Journal of Obesity
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2014.100

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