Binge eating and purging in a multi-ethnic community sample.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study is to document the frequency of three eating disorder-related behaviors (binge eating; self-induced vomiting; and use of laxatives, diuretics, and diet pills) among a multi-ethnic community sample. METHOD A questionnaire was administered to 1225 Hispanic, Asian, black, and white women and men. Participants… (More)

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