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The eating attitudes test: psychometric features and clinical correlates.
TLDR
It is concluded that the EAT-26 is a reliable, valid and economical instrument which may be useful as an objective measure of the symptoms of anorexia nervosa.
The Eating Attitudes Test: an index of the symptoms of anorexia nervosa.
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The EAT was validated using 2 groups of female anorexia nervosa patients and female control subjects and total EAT score was significantly correlated with criterion group membership, suggesting a high level of concurrent validity.
Bulimia nervosa in a Canadian community sample: prevalence and comparison of subgroups.
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This study confirms other prevalence estimates of bulimia nervosa and its comorbid diagnoses from studies that were based on sound methodologies and points to the arbitrary aspects of the frequency of binge eating as a diagnostic threshold criterion for the disorder.
Socio-cultural factors in the development of anorexia nervosa.
TLDR
The data suggest that both pressures to be slim and achievement expectations are risk factors in the development of anorexia nervosa.
Comparisons of men with full or partial eating disorders, men without eating disorders, and women with eating disorders in the community.
TLDR
Men with eating disorders showed higher rates of psychiatric comorbidity and more psychosocial morbidity than men without eating disorders and both groups suffer similar psychossocial morbidity.
Cultural Expectations of Thinness in Women
TLDR
This study attempts to document and quantify the shift toward a thinner ideal shape for females in the authors' culture over the last 20 years, including data from Playboy centerfolds and Miss America Pageant contestants and a significant increase in diet articles in six popular women's magazines.
The Body Uneasiness Test (BUT): Development and validation of a new body image assessment scale
TLDR
The BUT can be a valuable tool for the screening and the clinical assessment of abnormal body image attitudes and eating disorders and demonstrated a good predictive validity for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
Should Amenorrhoea be Necessary for the Diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa?
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Amenorrhoea did not discriminate between women with anorexia nervosa and women with all the features except amenorrhOEa across a number of relevant variables, and the authors question the utility of amenor rhoea as a diagnostic criterion.
The relationship of partial syndrome eating disorders to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
TLDR
The EAT-26 data support a continuum model of the eating disorders, but a continuum of multiple associated features rather than of dieting.
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