Correlates of weight instability across the lifespan in a population-based sample.

@article{Serdar2011CorrelatesOW,
  title={Correlates of weight instability across the lifespan in a population-based sample.},
  author={Kasey L Serdar and Suzanne E. Mazzeo and Karen S. Mitchell and Steven H. Aggen and Kenneth S. Kendler and Cynthia M Bulik},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={506-14}
}
OBJECTIVE Research from overweight/obese clinical samples links weight instability to poor health. This study investigated whether negative health outcomes were associated with weight instability in a population-based sample. METHOD One thousand five hundred ten women and 1,111 men from the Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry completed questionnaires assessing demographics, body size in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood, health satisfaction, and disordered eating. Noneating disorder psychiatric… CONTINUE READING
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