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Abuse, bullying, and discrimination as risk factors for binge eating disorder.

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OBJECTIVE: This study examined whether sexual and physical abuse, bullying by peers, and ethnicity-based discrimination are associated with an increased risk for developing binge eating disorder in black women and in white women and whether any increase in risk is specific for the development of binge eating disorder. METHOD: A community sample of 162 women with binge eating disorder and 251 healthy and 107 psychiatric comparison subjects was interviewed for exposure to the risk factors unde...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
The American journal of psychiatry
Volume:
159
Issue:
11
Pages:
1902-1907
Publication date:
2002-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1535-7228
ISSN:
0002-953X
URN:
uuid:55af1271-d284-4757-a7af-c996c76f4b62
Source identifiers:
139578
Local pid:
pubs:139578

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