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Title: How social environment, self-compassion and peer relationships influence eating pathology
Author: Burns, Paul
ISNI:       0000 0004 5355 9780
Awarding Body: University of Sheffield
Current Institution: University of Sheffield
Date of Award: 2015
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This thesis aimed to explore whether evolutionary perspectives could improve our understanding of eating pathology, specifically anorexia nervosa. Literature review: A model of anorexia nervosa comprising evolutionary ideas was evaluated through a comprehensive literature review. Research report: Using a longitudinal design with a student population, the impact of social rank (measured through submissiveness and social comparison) and self-compassion on later eating attitudes was investigated.
Supervisor: Waller, Glenn Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psy.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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