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Toward an understanding of risk factors for binge-eating disorder in black and white women: a community-based case-control study.

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BACKGROUND: This study sought to identify in white women risk factors specific to binge-eating disorder (BED) and for psychiatric disorders in general, and to compare black and white women on risk factors for BED. METHOD: A case-control design was used. Participants were recruited from the community and included 162 women who met DSM-IV criteria for BED and two comparison groups of women with no history of clinically significant eating disorder symptoms. The comparison women were matched to ...

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10.1017/s0033291704003435

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Psychological medicine More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
6
Pages:
907-917
Publication date:
2005-06-01
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Language:
English
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uuid:1b34bb1e-a119-48ed-83b0-f6ab9025e1c6
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pubs:139591
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139591
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2012-12-19

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