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Eating disorders 'mental health literacy' in low risk, high risk and symptomatic women: Implications for health promotion programs

Mond, Jonathon M.; Hay, Phillipa J.; Paxton, Susan; Darby , Anita; Nillson, Jodi; Quirk, F.; Owen, Cathy; Rodgers, Bryan

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Attitudes and beliefs concerning the nature and treatment of bulimia nervosa (BN) were compared among young adult women at low risk of an eating disorder (n = 332), at high risk (n = 83), or already showing symptoms (n = 94). Participants completed a self-report questionnaire that included a measure of eating disorder symptoms. A vignette of a fictional person suffering from BN was presented, followed by a series of questions addressing the nature and treatment of the problem described....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57898
Source: Eating Disorders
DOI: 10.1080/10640266.2010.490115

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