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Why Perfectionism May Lead to Disordered Eating

Etherson, Marianne ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0339-2324 and Pratt, Verity B. (2022) Why Perfectionism May Lead to Disordered Eating. Psychology Today.

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Pressure to have a perfect image give rise to poor well-being, body dissatisfaction, and disordered eating.

Some personality traits, such as perfectionism, also contribute to disordered eating.

Because their standards cannot be met, perfectionists are susceptible to disordered eating in an attempt to to counteract their perceived flaws.

Item Type: Other
Status: Published
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
School/Department: School of Science, Technology and Health
URI: https://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/6330

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