Bulimia and bulimic behaviour in middle adolescence: more common than thought?

@article{KaltialaHeino1999BulimiaAB,
  title={Bulimia and bulimic behaviour in middle adolescence: more common than thought?},
  author={Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino and Aila M. Rissanen and Matti Rimpel{\"a} and P{\"a}ivi MD DrMedSci Rantanen},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1999},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={
          33-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Studies on the prevalence of bulimia and bulimic behaviour have focused on female populations from their late teens. This study assesses the prevalence of bulimia and bulimic behaviour in 14- to 16-year-old adolescents. Biological, sociodemographic and social correlates of these disorders are sought. METHOD A self-report questionnaire was administered to pupils of the 8th and 9th grades of secondary school in four regions of Finland. In total, 4453 girls and 4334 boys aged 14 to 16… CONTINUE READING
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