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Time Trends in Population Prevalence of Eating Disorder Behaviors and Their Relationship to Quality of Life

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


OBJECTIVE To examine temporal trends in the burden of eating disorder (ED) features, as estimated by the composite of their prevalence and impact upon quality of life (QoL) over a period of 10 years. METHODOLOGY Representative samples of 3010 participants in 1998 and 3034 participants in 2008 from the South Australian adult population were assessed for endorsement of ED features (objective binge eating, extreme dieting, and purging were assessed in both years; subjective binge eating and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-11-07
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048450


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