Adolescent binge/purge and weight loss behaviors: associations with developmental assets.

@article{French2001AdolescentBA,
  title={Adolescent binge/purge and weight loss behaviors: associations with developmental assets.},
  author={Simone A. French and Nancy Leffert and Mary Story and Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer and P. J. Hannan and Peter L. Benson},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={211-21}
}
PURPOSE To study associations between binge/purge and weight loss behaviors and "developmental assets" among adolescent girls and boys. METHODS The Search Institute's Profile of Student Life: Attitudes and Behaviors self-report questionnaire was administered to 48,264 girls and 47,131 boys in grades 6 through 12 at schools in 213 cities or towns across the United States. The 156-item questionnaire measured 40 "developmental assets," or protective factors associated with successful adolescent… CONTINUE READING

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