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Mental Health Literacy and eating disorders: What do women with bulimic eating disorders think and know about bulimia nervosa and its treatment?

Mond, Jonathon M; Hay, Phillipa J.; Owen, Cathy; Rodgers, Bryan


Background and Aims: Attitudes and beliefs concerning the eating disorder bulimia nervosa (BN) were examined in a community sample of women (n = 158) with BN-type eating disorders. Method: A vignette was presented describing a fictional person meeting diagnostic criteria for BN. Participants gave their opinions on a range of issues concerning the nature and treatment of the problem described. Results: Most participants believed that BN would be difficult to treat and that relapse would be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Mental Health
DOI: 10.1080/09638230701677787


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