Stage of change : relation to risk factors for binge eating and other health-risk behaviours among university women / Andrea Donato. --
Donato, Andrea Marie
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The purposes of this study were to (a) investigate whether body dissatisfaction, dieting, negative and positive affect, self-esteem, social support, stress and body mass are associated with stage of change for binge eating, and, (b) explore if these factors are associated with the stage of change for smoking, heavy drinking, and unprotected sex, (c) investigate if the stages differ in regards to the severity of the behaviour, and (d) explore the comorbidity with these health-risk behaviours and vomiting, pill uses, and excessive exercise across the stages of change for binge eating.--Abstract.