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Eating habits and attitudes of mothers of children with non-organic failure to thrive.

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The eating habits and attitudes concerning body shape and weight among 26 mothers of children with non-organic failure to thrive (the index group) were studied using the eating disorder examination. They were compared with equivalent data on 26 individually matched women who participated in a large community survey. The index mothers' views of their child's weight and shape were also studied. The principal findings were, firstly, that when compared with the comparison group, mothers of childr...

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10.1136/adc.70.3.234

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
70
Issue:
3
Pages:
234-236
Publication date:
1994-03-05
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
URN:
uuid:fdcd512b-2ac1-46f0-a63f-3a3257f4b7b8
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205498
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pubs:205498

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