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Beliefs of women concerning causes and risk factors for bulimia nervosa

Mond, Jonathan; Hay, Phillipa J; Owen, Cathy; Beumont, Pierre J V; Rodgers, Bryan

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Objective: To examine the beliefs of women concerning causes and risk factors for eating-disordered behaviour. Method: Face-to-face interviews were conducted with a community sample of 208 women aged 18-45 years. Respondents were presented with a vignette describing a fictional person meeting diagnostic criteria for bulimia nervosa (BN) and were asked to indicate whether each of several factors was 'very likely', 'likely' or 'not likely' to be a cause of the problem described, which factor was...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78149
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1614.2004.01384.x

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