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  • Author(s): Safavi, Sherry S.. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Applied Clinical Psychology, US
  • Source:
    Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, Vol 79(8-B)(E), 2018.
  • Publisher:
    US : ProQuest Information & Learning
  • Language:
    English
  • Document Type:
    Dissertation
  • Publication Type:
    Dissertation Abstract
  • Additional Information
    • Other Journal Titles:
      Dissertation Abstracts International
    • ISSN:
      0419-4217 (Print)
    • ISBN:
      978-0355715439
    • Keywords:
      bulimia nervosa, dialectical behavior therapy
    • Abstract:
      A broad and diffuse variety of information is currently available regarding eating disorders, from books to magazines to self-help sourcebooks to journal publications. The term eating disorder has become a customary term encountered in magazines, journal publications, the media, and current legislation and it is often discussed within homes. In modern research, scholars and clinicians identify an eating disorder as an actual illness in that it results in serious disturbance in the quality of an individual's life. Bulimia Nervosa (BN) is an eating disorder that is characterized by binge-eating and compensatory behaviors that attempt to promote weight loss. Many individuals who suffer from BN struggle with various psychological disturbances including but not limited to body image, fear of obesity and denial of the seriousness of the disorder. Often times, the individual engages in behaviors such as self-induced vomiting, excessive use of laxatives, excessive exercise, or fasting for extended periods of time. The effects of these unhealthy weight regulating behaviors can seriously damage the digestive tract, cause involuntary elimination, and possible gastric ruptures. There are many other problematic conditions that can develop over time such as altering the structure and function of the heart and other major organs. Many individuals experience physiological abnormalities such as electrolyte deficiency and/or chemical imbalances. During periods of binge eating, the individual engages in eating what is considered excessive amounts of calorie-rich foods; soon after, they feel that they have lost control and due to the shame they feel, engage in physiologically harmful behaviors. Having an eating disorder often leads to frustration on the part of the individual and his/her family, friends, and clinicians. Research informs that individuals who present with a diagnosis of BN require a comprehensive treatment approach to achieve sustainable results. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2018 APA, all rights reserved)
    • Dissertation Details:
      UMI Order Number: AAI10746641
      OpenURL: http://gateway.proquest.com/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:dissertation&res_dat=xri:pqm&rft_dat=xri:pqdiss:10746641
      Advisor(s): Donald Schultz
      Degree: Psy.D., 2018
      Institution: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
      Department: Applied Clinical Psychology
    • Subject Terms:
    • PsycINFO Classification:
      General Psychology (2100)
    • Population:
      Human
    • Methodology:
      Empirical Study; Quantitative Study
    • Physical Description:
      Electronic
    • Publication Date:
      20180716
    • Accession Number:
      2018-26098-080
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      SAFAVI, S. S. Six-week treatment program for overcoming bulimia nervosa using dialectical behavior therapy treatment. 2018. ProQuest Information & Learning, [s. l.], 2018. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=psyh&AN=2018-26098-080. Acesso em: 7 abr. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Safavi SS. Six-week treatment program for overcoming bulimia nervosa using dialectical behavior therapy treatment. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering. 2018;79(8-B(E)). http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=psyh&AN=2018-26098-080. Accessed April 7, 2020.
    • APA:
      Safavi, S. S. (2018). Six-week treatment program for overcoming bulimia nervosa using dialectical behavior therapy treatment [ProQuest Information & Learning]. In Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering (Vol. 79, Issue 8–B(E)).
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Safavi, Sherry S. 2018. “Six-Week Treatment Program for Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Treatment.” Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering. ProQuest Information & Learning. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=psyh&AN=2018-26098-080.
    • Harvard:
      Safavi, S. S. (2018) Six-week treatment program for overcoming bulimia nervosa using dialectical behavior therapy treatment, Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering. ProQuest Information & Learning. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=psyh&AN=2018-26098-080 (Accessed: 7 April 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Safavi, SS 2018, ‘Six-week treatment program for overcoming bulimia nervosa using dialectical behavior therapy treatment’, ProQuest Information & Learning, Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, vol. 79, no. 8–B(E), viewed 7 April 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Safavi, Sherry S. “Six-Week Treatment Program for Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Treatment.” Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, vol. 79, no. 8–B(E), ProQuest Information & Learning, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=psyh&AN=2018-26098-080.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Safavi, Sherry S. “Six-Week Treatment Program for Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Treatment.” Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering. ProQuest Information & Learning, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=psyh&AN=2018-26098-080.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Safavi SS. Six-week treatment program for overcoming bulimia nervosa using dialectical behavior therapy treatment [Internet]. Vol. 79, Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering. ProQuest Information & Learning; 2018 [cited 2020 Apr 7]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=psyh&AN=2018-26098-080