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The bidirectional relationship between quality of life and eating disorder symptoms: a 9-year community-based study of Australian women

Mitchison, Deborah; Morin, Alexandre; Mond, Jonathan; Slewa-Younan, Shameran; Hay, Phillipa


OBJECTIVE Studies that have investigated quality of life (QoL) in eating disorders (EDs) have been focussed on the impact of the ED on QoL and little is known regarding the possible reciprocal impact of QoL on EDs. The aim of this study was to provide a first-time investigation of possible bidirectional relationships between EDs and both health-related QoL (HRQoL) and psychological distress (PD). METHOD Structural equation modeling was applied to longitudinal data collected from a community...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-03-26
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120591


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