Sini Lähteenmäki

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BACKGROUND This study investigated the epidemiology of eating disorders in a population-based sample of young adults. METHOD A mental health questionnaire was sent to a nationally representative two-stage cluster sample of 1863 Finns aged 20-35 years. All screen-positives and a random sample of screen-negatives were invited to participate in a Structured(More)
BACKGROUND We tested the validity of the SCOFF, a five-question screening instrument for eating disorders, in a general population sample. METHODS A random sample of 1863 Finnish young adults was approached with a questionnaire that contained several screens for mental health interview, including the SCOFF. The questionnaire was returned by 1316 persons.(More)
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