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Title: The role of negative emotions, coping style and perfectionism in binge-eating
Author: Bywater, Bernadette.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3513 375X
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 2007
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The thesis focused on binge-eating and consisted ofa review ofthe existing literature and an original research project. The literature regarding the role ofnegative emotions as antecedents to binge-eating was reviewed. Although there is agreement that negative emotions are important precipitants of binge-eating, the research in this area is characterised by methodological limitations. Further research is needed that addresses the issues ofvalidity with different types of populations who engage in binge-eating before conclusions can be drawn. The empirical paper examined the relationship between coping style and perfectionism in binge eaters ofabove average weight and comparison women, using self-report questionnaires. Bingeeaters had higher scores than non binge-eaters on some dimensions ofperfectionism
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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