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Anorexia nervosa among female secondary school students in Ghana.

Abstract:
BACKGROUND: We set out to determine whether anorexia nervosa exists in a culture where the pressure to be thin is less pervasive. AIMS: To determine whether there were any cases of anorexia nervosa in female students attending two secondary schools in the north-east region of Ghana. METHOD: The body mass index (BMI) of consenting students was calculated after measuring their height and weight. Those with a BMI
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Publisher copy:
10.1192/bjp.185.4.312

Authors


Bennett, D More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Freeman, C More by this author
Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
185
Issue:
OCT.
Pages:
312-317
Publication date:
2004-10-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:474b1fa8-46ce-4dfe-b9a0-8ce865d0b711
Source identifiers:
178718
Local pid:
pubs:178718

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