Davis's Data on Drive for Thinness
DavisThin data frame has 191 rows and 7 columns.
This is part of a larger dataset for a study of eating disorders.
The seven variables in the data frame comprise a "drive for thinness"
scale, to be formed by summing the items.
Davis, C., G. Claridge, and D. Cerullo (1997) Personality factors predisposing to weight preoccupation: A continuum approach to the association between eating disorders and personality disorders. Journal of Psychiatric Research 31, 467--480. [personal communication from the authors.]
Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2011) An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition, Sage.