How Perfectionism Can Translate Into Eating Disorder Pathology

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This study was conducted in an ethical manner. The study had institutional approval, sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, received informed consent from participants, and publication credit (American Psychological Association, 2010).
The next study subject studied how perfectionism can translate into eating disorder pathology. The purpose of the article is to examine the relationship of eating disorders with the role of body dissatisfaction (Boone, Soenens, & Luyten, 2014).
The hypothesis of the study is that when someone is a perfectionist, and they do not like their body, they are more likely to develop an eating disorder. The conclusion of the study is that there should be programs that focus on both perfectionism and body dissatisfaction, because it it the two of them combined that cause eating disorders (Boone, Soenens, & Luyten, 2014).
The factors being examined in this study is that perfectionism and body dissatisfaction can lead a person to develop an eating disorder. It examines the role between personal standards, perfectionism and evaluative concerns perfectionism. Yes, these variables, and the relationship between them have been studied before. The studies have found that there is a relationship between the variables that will lead to an eating disorder. This demonstrates there is historical significance.
This study uses empirical, longitudinal, and quantitative study as it’s methodology. The research design was descriptive and…
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