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Screening for eating disorders in primary care: EDE-Q versus SCOFF.
Risk factors for binge eating disorder: a community-based, case-control study.
TLDR
Binge eating disorder appears to be associated with exposure to risk factors for psychiatric disorder and for obesity, and pre-morbid perfectionism, negative self-evaluation, and vulnerability to obesity appear especially to characterize those in whom bulimia nervosa subsequently develops.
A systematic review of evidence for psychological treatments in eating disorders: 2005-2012.
  • P. Hay
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The International journal of eating disorders
  • 1 July 2013
TLDR
There has been progress in the evidence for family based treatment in adolescents with AN, for cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) in full and guided forms, and new modes of delivery for bulimia nervosa (BN), BED, and eating disorder not otherwise specified with binge eating.
The epidemiology of eating disorder behaviors: an Australian community-based survey.
  • P. Hay
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The International journal of eating disorders
  • 1 May 1998
TLDR
Problematic eating disorder behaviors in older women and in men were more common than expected and merit further clinical and research attention.
A review of the association between obesity and cognitive function across the lifespan: implications for novel approaches to prevention and treatment
TLDR
It is suggested that weight gain results, at least in part, from a neurological predisposition characterized by reduced executive function, and in turn obesity itself has a compounding negative impact on the brain via mechanisms currently attributed to low‐grade systemic inflammation, elevated lipids and/or insulin resistance.
Anorexia nervosa: aetiology, assessment, and treatment.
Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Increasing: Findings from Two Sequential Community Surveys in South Australia
TLDR
There was a significant and over two-fold increase in the prevalence of binge eating, purging and strict dieting or fasting for weight or shape control among both genders in this population sample over the past decade.
Quality of life impairment associated with body dissatisfaction in a general population sample of women
TLDR
In women, BD is associated with marked impairment in aspects of quality of life relating to mental health and psycho-social functioning and at least some aspects of physical health, independent of its association with body weight and eating disorder symptoms.
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