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The self-image of adolescent patients with eating disorders

Steinhausen, H. C. and Vollrath, M.. (1993) The self-image of adolescent patients with eating disorders. International journal of eating disorders, Vol. 13, H. 2. S. 221-227.

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Abstract

Forty German adolescent anorectic patients were assessed with regard to self-image components as measured by the Offer Self-Image Questionnaire (OSIQ). The profile of this group deviated negatively from the German standardization group of healthy subjects on measures of impulse control, emotional tone, body image, social relationships, sexual attitudes, and psychopathology. In addition, the OSIQ profile of this German sample was remarkably similar to the profiles of samples reported in two American studies. Finally, it was found that inpatient treatment served to improve the psychological condition of the patients with regard to certain but not all self-image components. Despite a trend of improvement, some of the scores did not fully normalize in this sample.
Faculties and Departments:07 Faculty of Psychology > Departement Psychologie > Ehemalige Einheiten Psychologie > Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Schneider)
UniBasel Contributors:Steinhausen, Hans-Christoph
Item Type:Article, refereed
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Publisher:John Wiley
ISSN:1098-108X
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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Deposited On:08 Jun 2012 06:43

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