publication . Article . 2017

eating attitudes and body shape concerns among medical students in chandigarh

Nitin Gupta; Rachna Bhargava; Bir Singh Chavan; Pratap Sharan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry, volume 33, page 219 (issn: 0971-9962, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
Background/Objectives: Eating disorders are rarely encountered in the Indian subcontinent. Surprisingly, there is sparse literature related to eating attitude distortions and body dissatisfaction in the Indian population. The objective of this study was to explore the eating attitudes and body shape concerns in medical students, with the objectives of determining any gender differences on eating attitudes and body shape concerns, and any predictors of psychological morbidity using demographic and psychosocial parameters. Materials and Methods: Sample comprised medical undergraduate students from all years (I-V) pursuing MBBS course at Government Medical College ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Acculturation, Psychology, Psychosocial, Dieting, medicine.symptom, medicine, Risk factor, Clinical psychology, Dentistry, business.industry, business, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Logistic regression, Eating disorders, medicine.disease, Univariate analysis, Acculturation index, body shape concerns, eating attitudes, India, Psychiatry, RC435-571
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publication . Article . 2017

eating attitudes and body shape concerns among medical students in chandigarh

Nitin Gupta; Rachna Bhargava; Bir Singh Chavan; Pratap Sharan;