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Risk factors for bulimia nervosa. A community-based case-control study.

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BACKGROUND: Many apparently disparate risk factors have been implicated as causes of eating disorders. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that 2 broad classes of risk factors exist for bulimia nervosa: those that increase the risk for development of a psychiatric disorder in general and those that increase the risk of dieting. It was predicted that the latter are especially common among persons with bulimia nervosa. METHODS: A case-control design was used involving 2 integrated co...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Archives of general psychiatry
Volume:
54
Issue:
6
Pages:
509-517
Publication date:
1997-06-05
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EISSN:
1538-3636
ISSN:
0003-990X
URN:
uuid:a628297c-c776-44c2-8cfa-538fcf1c8471
Source identifiers:
92524
Local pid:
pubs:92524

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