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Quality of life impairment associated with body dissatisfaction in a general population sample of women
BackgroundIn order to elucidate the individual and community health burden of body dissatisfaction (BD), we examined impairment in quality of life associated with BD in a large, general populationExpand
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The enigma of male eating disorders: A critical review and synthesis.
Historically, male presentations of eating disorders (EDs) have been perceived as rare and atypical - a perception that has resulted in the systematic underrepresentation of males in ED research.Expand
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The epidemiology of eating disorders: genetic, environmental, and societal factors
Background The aim of this review was to summarize the literature to date regarding the sociodemographic, environmental, and genetic correlates of eating disorders (EDs) in adults. Method A keywordExpand
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Sex differences in the relationships between body dissatisfaction, quality of life and psychological distress
Background: Body dissatisfaction is associated with impairment in women's quality of life (QoL). To date, research has not examined the relationship between body dissatisfaction and men's QoL, or sexExpand
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The changing demographic profile of eating disorder behaviors in the community
BackgroundThe perception that eating disorders occur predominantly in young white upper-class women has been challenged. This study examined temporal differences to the demographic correlates ofExpand
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Disentangling body image: The relative associations of overvaluation, dissatisfaction, and preoccupation with psychological distress and eating disorder behaviors in male and female adolescents
ABSTRACT Objective The distinctiveness and relative clinical significance of overvaluation, dissatisfaction, and preoccupation with body weight/shape remains inconclusive. This study sought to add toExpand
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Self-reported history of anorexia nervosa and current quality of life: findings from a community-based study
PurposeTo evaluate the impact of a lifetime history of anorexia nervosa (AN) on current quality of life (QoL) and eating disorder (ED) symptomatology.Method3,034 participants from a randomly selectedExpand
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Time Trends in Population Prevalence of Eating Disorder Behaviors and Their Relationship to Quality of Life
Objective To examine temporal trends in the burden of eating disorder (ED) features, as estimated by the composite of their prevalence and impact upon quality of life (QoL) over a period of 10 years.Expand
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Epidemiology of eating disorders, eating disordered behaviour, and body image disturbance in males: a narrative review
Challenges to epidemiological studies of eating and related body image disturbance disorders in males include, in addition to low base rates and the predominance of residual diagnostic categories,Expand
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Burden and health-related quality of life of eating disorders, including Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), in the Australian population
BackgroundLittle is known about the epidemiology and health related quality of life (HRQoL) of the new DSM-5 diagnoses, Binge Eating Disorder (BED) and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake DisorderExpand
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