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The incidence of eating disorders in the UK in 2000–2009: findings from the General Practice Research Database
The age-standardised incidence of ED increased in primary care between 2000 and 2009, and new diagnoses of EDnOS increased, and EDNOS is the most common ED inPrimary care.
Prevalence and correlates of mental disorders among adolescents in Italy: the PrISMA study
In girls, prevalence estimates increased significantly with age; furthermore, living with a single parent, low level of maternal education, and low family income were associated with a higher likelihood of suffering from emotional or behavioral problems.
The Broad Autism Phenotype
This study aimed to determine if relatives of children with autism and less severe pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) have higher rates of various components of the broad autistic phenotype.
Prospective associations of concerns about physique and the development of obesity, binge drinking, and drug use among adolescent boys and young adult men.
Whether males with psychiatric symptoms related to disordered eating and concern about physique are more likely to become obese, to start using drugs, to consume alcohol frequently (binge drinking), or to develop high levels of depressive symptoms is investigated.
Structure of obsessive-compulsive symptoms in pediatric OCD.
High scores on the hoarding dimension were associated with increased levels of pervasive slowness, responsibility, indecisiveness, pathological doubt, depression and a variety of emotional difficulties, both self-rated and parent-rated.
Adolescent Eating Disorders Predict Psychiatric, High-Risk Behaviors and Weight Outcomes in Young Adulthood.
Longitudinal associations between binge eating and overeating and adverse outcomes among adolescents and young adults: does loss of control matter?
It is found that binge eating is uniquely predictive of incident overweight/obesity and the onset of high depressive symptoms, and these findings suggest that loss of control is an important indicator of severity of overeating episodes.
Risk of major adverse perinatal outcomes in women with eating disorders
Women with a history of eating disorders are at higher risk of major adverse obstetric outcomes and antenatal services should be aware of this higher risk.
Impaired executive functioning in young adults born very preterm
The results suggest that, although free from major physical disability, VPT young adults perform worse than controls on tasks involving selective aspects of executive processing, such as mental flexibility and response inhibition.