Burden of eating disorders in 5-13-year-old children in Australia.

  title={Burden of eating disorders in 5-13-year-old children in Australia.},
  author={Sloane Madden and Anne Morris and Yvonne Zurynski and Michael Kohn and Elizabeth Elliot},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  volume={190 8},
OBJECTIVE To collect nationally representative epidemiological data on early-onset eating disorders (EOEDs) in children. DESIGN Prospective, active surveillance using the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit with key informant design. SETTING Child health specialists in Australia (July 2002 to June 2005). PATIENTS Incident cases of EOEDs in children aged 5-13 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Disease rates, demographic characteristics, clinical features and complications, hospitalisation… CONTINUE READING
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