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Eating habits and eating disorders during pregnancy.

Abstract:

A general population sample of 100 primigravid women was studied prospectively to describe the changes in eating that occur in pregnancy with particular reference to cravings and aversions and the behavior and attitudes characteristic of clinical eating disorders. Assessment was by standardized interview. Dietary cravings and aversions were found to be common and largely confined to early pregnancy. Eating disorder features decreased in severity early in pregnancy but increased later on. Diet...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychosomatic medicine
Volume:
54
Issue:
6
Pages:
665-672
Publication date:
1992-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1534-7796
ISSN:
0033-3174
URN:
uuid:200a3e0c-2742-47ee-83fb-f811797afa6c
Source identifiers:
205444
Local pid:
pubs:205444

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