Adolescent eating disorder behaviours and cognitions: gender-specific effects of child, maternal and family risk factors

@inproceedings{Micali2015AdolescentED,
  title={Adolescent eating disorder behaviours and cognitions: gender-specific effects of child, maternal and family risk factors},
  author={Nadia Micali and Bianca Lucia De Stavola and George Basil Ploubidis and Emily Simonoff and Janet Treasure and Alison E. Field},
  booktitle={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Eating disorder behaviours begin in adolescence. Few longitudinal studies have investigated childhood risk and protective FACTORS. AIMS To investigate the prevalence of eating disorder behaviours and cognitions and associated childhood psychological, physical and parental risk factors among a cohort of 14-year-old children. METHOD Data were collected from 6140 boys and girls aged 14 years. Gender-stratified models were used to estimate prospective associations between childhood… CONTINUE READING
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