Core beliefs and bulimic symptomatology in non-eating-disordered women: The mediating role of borderline characteristics
UNSPECIFIED. (2001) Core beliefs and bulimic symptomatology in non-eating-disordered women: The mediating role of borderline characteristics. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS, 30 (4). pp. 434-440. ISSN 0276-3478Full text not available from this repository.
Objective: To establish whether borderline personality disorder symptoms play a mediating role in the relationship between early maladaptive schemata and bulimic symptomatology, using a nonclinical sample. Method: Sixty-one female undergraduate students completed the Bulimic Investigatory Test, Edinburgh (BITE), the Borderline Syndrome Index (BSI), and the short form of the Young Schema Questionnaire (YSQ). Results: Borderline symptoms were found to be a perfect mediator in the relationship between defectiveness/shame beliefs and bulimic symptomatology. Conclusions: A model is proposed suggesting that the functional utility of bulimic behaviors might be in counteracting the negative emotions associated with borderline symptoms. (C) 2001 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS|
|Publisher:||JOHN WILEY & SONS INC|
|Official Date:||December 2001|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 434-440|
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