Association between symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and bulimic behaviors in a clinical sample of severely obese adolescents

@article{Cortese2007AssociationBS,
  title={Association between symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and bulimic behaviors in a clinical sample of severely obese adolescents},
  author={Samuele Cortese and Pascale Isnard and M L Frelut and Gr{\'e}gory Michel and Laure Quantin and Antoine Gu{\'e}deney and Bruno Falissard and {\'E}ric Acquaviva and Bernardo dalla Bernardina and Marie Christine Mouren},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={564-564}
}
Objective:Preliminary evidence suggests a comorbidity between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obesity. This study was carried out to identify the clinical characteristics of obese adolescents with a higher probability of ADHD and advance the understanding of the potential factors underlying the comorbidity between obesity and ADHD. We evaluated the association between ADHD symptoms and bulimic behaviors, depressive and anxiety symptoms, degree of obesity, pubertal stage, age… CONTINUE READING