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Feminism and Anorectic Tendencies in College Women 1

WithWilliam T. Bailey, Tracy L. Hamilton

Summary.—Anorexia is a debilitating disorder which affects significant numbers of young women. Brumberg has suggested a causal relationship in young women between feminism and anorexia. In this study, traditional-aged female college students completed the Attitudes Toward Women Scale and the Eating Attitudes Test. The hypothesized relationship between feminism and anorexia was not found.