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Recurrent binge eating in black American women.

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CONTEXT: Recurrent binge eating is a core diagnostic feature of bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder, and in samples of white women has been associated with obesity and psychiatric symptoms. Eating disorders have been believed to occur primarily among white women; in fact, the limited preliminary data available suggest that black women may be as likely as white women to report binge eating. OBJECTIVE: To examine race differences in prevalence of behavioral symptoms of eating disorders an...

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10.1001/archfami.9.1.83

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Striegel-Moore, RH More by this author
Wilfley, DE More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Archives of family medicine
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
83-87
Publication date:
2000-01-05
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ISSN:
1063-3987
URN:
uuid:447dbebd-5c77-4c11-ab9e-1b16921a520a
Source identifiers:
139534
Local pid:
pubs:139534

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