A prospective study of disordered eating among sorority and nonsorority women.

@article{Allison2004APS,
  title={A prospective study of disordered eating among sorority and nonsorority women.},
  author={Kelly Costello Allison and Crystal L Park},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={354-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The current study examined disordered eating prospectively among sorority and nonsorority women. METHOD University women were surveyed during their first, second, and third undergraduate years. Disordered eating, depression, self-esteem, body mass index (BMI), and ideal weight were measured. RESULTS Disordered eating did not differ between the groups before women joined sororities. By Time 3, sorority women reported higher Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) Drive for Thinness… CONTINUE READING

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