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A social identity analysis of disordered eating behaviour

Cruwys, Tegan Llawella

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Across the developed world, rates of disordered eating are increasing. Formal eating disorders, unhealthy dieting and obesity have all been escalating over the last forty years. Various theoretical models have been proposed to explain this increase. Sociocultural models have drawn attention to features of the social environment, such as the cultural value placed on thinness for women (causing body dissatisfaction, and subsequently, weight-loss attempts), or the hyperavailability of energy dense...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155850
DOI: 10.25911/5d514e7f66d29

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