Application of network analysis to identify interactive systems of eating disorder psychopathology

@article{Forbush2016ApplicationON,
  title={Application of network analysis to identify interactive systems of eating disorder psychopathology},
  author={Kelsie T. Forbush and Cynthia S. Q. Siew and Michael S. Vitevitch},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={2667 - 2677}
}
Background Traditional approaches for the classification of eating disorders (EDs) attribute symptoms to an underlying, latent disease entity. The network approach is an alternative model in which mental disorders are represented as networks of interacting, self-reinforcing symptoms. This project was the first to use network analysis to identify interconnected systems of ED symptoms. Method Adult participants (n = 143; 77.6% women) with a Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders… 

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