An empirical study of the typology of bulimia nervosa and its spectrum variants.

@article{StriegelMoore2005AnES,
  title={An empirical study of the typology of bulimia nervosa and its spectrum variants.},
  author={Ruth H. Striegel-Moore and Debra L. Franko and Douglas R. Thompson and Bruce Barton and George B. Schreiber and Stephen Robert Daniels},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 11},
  pages={1563-72}
}
BACKGROUND There is an ongoing debate about the best way to classify eating disorders. This study examined potential subtypes of bulimia nervosa. METHOD Latent class analysis (LCA) was used to identify subtypes of bulimic symptomatology, utilizing data from 234 respondents in a cohort of black and white young women ( n =2054). Participants were administered gated screening questions from the Eating Disorders Examination to determine DSM-IV diagnoses of eating disorders. RESULTS A 3-class… CONTINUE READING

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