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Disordered eating partly mediates the relationship between poor sleep quality and high body mass index

Yeh, Shin-Shyuan (Sally); Brown, Rhonda

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Objective: We evaluated the relationship between poor sleep quality and high body mass index (BMI) in a community-derived sample. In addition, we explored the premise that disordered eating (i.e. eating late at night and/or binge eating, which can occur at night) may partly explain the relationship. Method: An online survey asked 330 participants about their height and weight, recent sleep quality, and recent experiences of binge-eating and night-time eating. Results: Using multiple regression...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35880
Source: Eating Behaviors
DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2014.03.014

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