Document Detail


My body and me: self-injurious behaviors and body modifications in eating disorders-preliminary results.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23421696     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We investigated self-injurious behaviors and body modification practices in eating disorder patients, considering different ED diagnoses and illness severities. Of the total sample, 50.9% showed at least one form of self-injury and 50.9% reported at least one tattoo, piercing, or both. Patients reporting only body modifications showed more positive feelings toward their bodies, higher levels of self-esteem, less impulsivity, depression, and anxiety, and lower levels of social dysfunction than those reporting only self-injury or both self-injury and body modifications. Self-injury was influenced by both diagnosis and severity of disorders.
Authors:
Mara Iannaccone; Stefania Cella; Sabato Antonio Manzi; Luigia Visconti; Federico Manzi; Paolo Cotrufo
Related Documents :
22298696 - Fluparoxan in male erectile disorder: a case report.
20944756 - Central nervous system tuberculosis.
23265406 - Examining the moderating role of social norms between body dissatisfaction and disorder...
21158876 - Spirituality in recovery: a lagged mediational analysis of alcoholics anonymous' princi...
8293026 - History of eating disorders in female patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
24402216 - Brazilian medical association guidelines for the diagnosis and differential diagnosis o...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Eating disorders     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1532-530X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eat Disord     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9315161     Medline TA:  Eat Disord     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  130-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a Observatory on Eating Disorders , Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples , Caserta , Italy.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Toward understanding body image importance: individual differences in a canadian sample of undergrad...
Next Document:  Self-esteem and social anxiety in an adolescent female eating disorder population: age and diagnosti...