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A comparison of black and white women with binge eating disorder.

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OBJECTIVE: Binge eating disorder was introduced in DSM-IV as a psychiatric disorder needing further study. This community-based study describes the relationship between race and clinical functioning in black and white women with and without binge eating disorder. METHOD: A group of 150 women with binge eating disorder (52 black, 98 white) and a race-matched group of 150 healthy comparison subjects were recruited from the community. Eating and psychiatric symptoms were assessed through intervi...

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10.1176/appi.ajp.158.9.1455

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
American journal of psychiatry
Volume:
158
Issue:
9
Pages:
1455-1460
Publication date:
2001-09-01
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EISSN:
1535-7228
ISSN:
0002-953X
Source identifiers:
139597

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