Childhood and adulthood abuse in bulimic and nonbulimic women: prevalences and psychological correlates.

OBJECTIVE We evaluated associations between childhood physical and sexual abuse in bulimic women and eating disturbances, psychiatric symptoms, and likelihood of later abuse in adulthood. METHOD Fifty-one bulimics and 25 normal eaters participated in this study. Semistructured interviews and self-report measures were used to assess eating symptoms… CONTINUE READING