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Stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs about bulimia nervosa: Gender, age, education and income variability in a community sample

McLean, Sian; Paxton, Susan; Massey, Robin; Hay, Phillipa J; Mond, Jonathan; Rodgers, Bryan

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Objective Stigmatizing attitudes towards eating disorders negatively impacts treatment seeking. To determine the effect of interventions to reduce stigma, a measure of stigma that is simple to implement is required. This study aimed to develop a measure of stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs towards bulimia nervosa (SAB-BN) and evaluate the distribution of beliefs across gender, age, education, and income groups. Method Participants were 1828 community adults (890 men; 938 women) aged 18-65...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70176
Source: International Journal of Eating Disorders
DOI: 10.1002/eat.22227

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