Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours in teenaged girls: a school-based study.

@article{Jones2001DisorderedEA,
  title={Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours in teenaged girls: a school-based study.},
  author={Jennifer Michelle Jones and Susan Bennett and Marion Patricia Olmsted and M. L. Lawson and Gary Rodin},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2001},
  volume={165 5},
  pages={547-52}
}
BACKGROUND Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours are common in older teens and young women in Western countries. Recent evidence suggests that the prevalence of these disorders is rising and that the age of onset has fallen. In the present study, disturbed eating attitudes and behaviours were evaluated in a large school-based population in Ontario in order to determine their prevalence and demographic distribution. METHODS Females, aged 12-18 years, from schools in Toronto, Hamilton and… CONTINUE READING
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