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Prior use of extreme weight-control behaviors in a community sample of women with binge eating disorder or subthreshold binge eating disorder: A descriptive study

Mond, Jonathan; Peterson, Carol; Hay, Phillipa J.


Objective and Method The prior occurrence of regular extreme weight‐control behaviors was examined in a community sample of women (n = 27) with binge eating disorder (BED) or subthreshold BED. Results Approximately two thirds of participants (65.4%) reported the prior use of either purging at least weekly or nonpurging behaviors three or more times per week, for a period of 3 months or more, whereas 38.5% of participants reported either purging at least twice weekly or nonpurging behaviors...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Eating Disorders
DOI: 10.1002/eat.20707


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