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Disordered eating behaviours and cognitions in young women with obesity: relationship with psychological status

Darby , Anita; Hay, Phillipa J; Mond, Jonathan; Owen, Cathy; Rodgers, Bryan


Objective: To examine levels of eating disorder behaviours and cognitions of young women with obesity in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia and assess the impact upon psychological status. Design: General population cross-sectional survey. Subjects: A total of 4891 young women from the community aged 18-42 years, of which 630 were in the obese weight range. Measurements: Body mass index (BMI), eating disorder psychopathology (eating disorder examination questionnaire), and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Obesity
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0803501


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