Handbook of Assessment Methods for Eating Behaviors and Weight-Related Problems: Measures, Theory, and Research / Edition 1

Handbook of Assessment Methods for Eating Behaviors and Weight-Related Problems: Measures, Theory, and Research / Edition 1

by David B. Allison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803947917

ISBN-13: 9780803947917

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Success in the study and treatment of eating disorders and weight-related problems depends greatly on the efficacy of the instruments used. As the number of available instruments has increased, so has the difficulty in determining which is most appropriate for a specific case or project. Offering a refined and carefully analyzed sampling of relevant material, the

Overview

Success in the study and treatment of eating disorders and weight-related problems depends greatly on the efficacy of the instruments used. As the number of available instruments has increased, so has the difficulty in determining which is most appropriate for a specific case or project. Offering a refined and carefully analyzed sampling of relevant material, the Handbook is the first comprehensive guide in this field.

Following the introduction and discussion of such key constructs as binge eating and purging, dietary restraint and body image, the contributors offer critical analyses of the measurement instruments most suitable for study in those areas. Each instrument is then evaluated in terms of its development

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803947917
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 10.52(h) x 1.78(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - David B Allison
Assessment of General Personality and Psychopathology among Persons with Eating and Weight-Related Concerns - Leslie C Morey and John E Kurtz
Measures of Quality of Life, Subjective Well-Being and Satisfaction with Life - Vincent C Alfonso
Methods for Measuring Attitudes and Beliefs about Obese People - Harold E Yuker, David B Allison and Myles S Faith
Assessment of Body Image - J Kevin Thompson
Measures of Restrained Eating - Bernard S Gorman and David B Allison
Measures of Physical Activity and Exercise - Mary Lee Shelton and Robert C Klesges
Measuring Food Intake - Carla Wolper, Stanley Heshka and Steven B Heymsfield
An Overview
Assessment of Specific Eating Behaviors and Eating Style - David G Schlundt
Binge Eating and Purging - Kathleen M Pike, Katharine Loeb and B Timothy Walsh
Assessment of Eating Disordered Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors - Donald A Williamson et al
Motivational Readiness to Control Weight - Joseph S Rossi et al
Assessment of Eating and Weight-Related Problems in Children and Special Populations - Roberta L Babbitt et al
Identification of Psychological Problems of Patients with Eating and Weight-Related Disorders in General Medicine Settings - Anne W Riley
Assessment of Human Body Composition - Steven B Heymsfield et al
The Big Picture - W Stewart Agras

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