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Eating habits and attitudes among 10-year-old children of mothers with eating disorders: longitudinal study.

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BACKGROUND: Children of mothers with eating disorders are at increased risk of developmental disturbance, but there has been little research in middle childhood, when disturbed eating habits tend to emerge. AIMS: To examine whether maternal eating disorders identified in the postnatal year are associated with the development of disturbed eating habits and attitudes in children at 10 years of age. METHOD: Follow-up comparative study of 56 families (33 mothers with eating disorders and 23 contr...

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Publisher copy:
10.1192/bjp.bp.105.014316

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Woolley, H More by this author
Winterbottom, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
189
Issue:
OCT.
Pages:
324-329
Publication date:
2006-10-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:5ff3cdca-a02f-475c-acd7-f7b448b088b9
Source identifiers:
25838
Local pid:
pubs:25838

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