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Refining the definition of binge eating disorder and nonpurging bulimia nervosa.

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The diagnostic concept of binge eating disorder (BED) was introduced in response to the clinical observation of Stunkard (1959) that some people with obesity have recurrent episodes of binge eating. We suggest that the DSM-IV concept of BED has resulted in the recruitment of heterogeneous research samples, amongst which are some people with BED, as described by Stunkard, some with bulimia nervosa, some with other types of eating disorder, and some with no eating disorder. We consider the diff...

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10.1002/eat.10208

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
The International journal of eating disorders
Volume:
34 Suppl
Issue:
SUPPL.
Pages:
S89-S95
Publication date:
2003-01-05
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EISSN:
1098-108X
ISSN:
0276-3478
URN:
uuid:a6565644-40b7-4a84-b7d6-ebb846686df2
Source identifiers:
139584
Local pid:
pubs:139584

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