Gender differences in the attribution of stigma to individuals with Anorexia Nervosa: a grounded theory exploration
Eating disorder research has minimally examined how eating disorders affect men and women differently, how individuals with eating disorders are perceived by others, and barriers to seeking treatment that individuals with eating disorders face (Corrigan, 1998; Crisp, 2005;). However, it is unknown how men and women may uniquely experience the stigma associated with eating disorders. Moreover, the complex relationship between gender and stigma are unknown. Examination of gender's impact on eating disorders needs to expand beyond research that examines gender only in the context of self-reported ...
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