Drunkorexia: an empirical investigation of disordered eating in direct response to saving calories for alcohol use amongst Australian female university students

@article{Knight2013DrunkorexiaAE,
  title={Drunkorexia: an empirical investigation of disordered eating in direct response to saving calories for alcohol use amongst Australian female university students},
  author={Alissa Knight and Susan G Simpson},
  journal={Journal of Eating Disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={1},
  pages={P6 - P6}
}
The term "Drunkorexia" has been used by the popular media to denote the use of extreme weight-control behaviours to compensate for planned binge drinking. This hazardous phenomenon has been declared a genuine public health concern due to its rapid growth as a popular trend among Australian female university students. To date, no empirical studies have explored the prevalence of Drunkorexia in an Australian sample. 

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