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Prevalence and long-term course of lifetime eating disorders in an adult Australian twin cohort.

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OBJECTIVE: Few studies exist that have examined the spectrum and natural long-term course of eating disturbance in the community. We examine the lifetime prevalence and long-term course of anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN) and eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) in an adult female twin population. METHOD: Female twins (n = 1002) from the Australian Twin Registry, aged 28-39 years, were assessed using the Eating Disorder Examination, revised to yield lifetime diagnostic i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry
Volume:
40
Issue:
2
Pages:
121-128
Publication date:
2006-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1440-1614
ISSN:
0004-8674
Source identifiers:
139467
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:139467
UUID:
uuid:4f46eae2-86f3-4768-a356-37b828211707
Local pid:
pubs:139467
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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