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Sex differences in psychosocial impairment associated with eating-disordered behavior: What if there aren't any?

Bentley, Caroline; Mond, Jonathan; Rodgers, Bryan


Objective: We sought to test the hypothesis that eating-disordered behavior (EDB) is associated with comparable levels of impairment in psychosocial functioning in men and women. Method: Postal questionnaires that assessed EDB (binge eating, purging, extreme dietary restriction, excessive exercise and weight/shape overvaluation) and psychosocial impairment (general psychological distress, life satisfaction and social support) were completed by a general population sample of men (n = 957) and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Eating Behaviors
DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2014.08.015


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