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Do children with recurrent abdominal pain grow up to become adolescents who control their weight by fasting? Results from a UK population‐based cohort

Abstract:
Objective Gastrointestinal (GI) problems are common in eating disorders, but it is unclear whether these problems predate the onset of disordered eating. Recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) is the most prevalent GI problem of childhood, and this study aimed to explore longitudinal associations between persistent RAP (at ages 7 and 9) and fasting for weight control at 16.
Method The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) is a UK population co... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/eat.23513

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8788-984X
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ORCID:
0000-0003-2278-5008
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
International Journal of Eating Disorders More from this journal
Volume:
54
Issue:
6
Pages:
915-924
Publication date:
2021-05-03
Acceptance date:
2021-03-23
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EISSN:
1098-108X
ISSN:
0276-3478
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1176275
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pubs:1176275
Deposit date:
2021-05-14

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