Laura E. Pryor

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The present study assesses the prevalence of subclinical eating disorders and examines their comorbidity with mood and anxiety disorders in a sample of adolescent girls. A DSM-III-R computerized self-reported interview was administered to 833 adolescent girls (mean age=15.7±0.5 years) from a population sample to assess the prevalence of subclinical eating(More)
BACKGROUND Research is needed to identify early life risk factors associated with different developmental paths leading to overweight by adolescence. OBJECTIVES To model heterogeneity in overweight development during middle childhood and identify factors associated with differing overweight trajectories. METHODS Data was drawn from the Quebec(More)
OBJECTIVE Early temperamental characteristics may influence children's developmental pathways and predict future psychopathology. However, the environmental context may also shape or interact with infant temperament and indirectly contribute to increased vulnerability to adverse developmental outcomes. The aim of the present study is to explore the(More)
PURPOSE Food insecurity has been found to be related to anxiety and depression; however, the association with other psychiatric disorders, particularly among young adults, is not well known. We examined whether food insecurity is independently associated with four common mental health problems among a community sample of young adults in France. METHODS(More)
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