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An examination of intolerance of uncertainty as a maintenance factor for eating disorder symptoms

Heikkonen, Alice Jane


This program of research examined the role of intolerance of uncertainty as a possible maintenance factor for eating disorder symptoms. A series of three studies was conducted to address these aims, and included the use of qualitative, correlational, and experimental methodologies. The first study utilised one-to-one, semi-structured interviews to investigate the lived experience of uncertainty for women with eating disorders. The study obtained in-depth accounts from five women undergoing...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5151100aac5


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