Eating Disorder Pathology Among Individuals Living With Food Insecurity: A Replication Study

@article{Becker2019EatingDP,
  title={Eating Disorder Pathology Among Individuals Living With Food Insecurity: A Replication Study},
  author={Carolyn Black Becker and Keesha M Middlemass and Francesca Gomez and Andrea Martinez-Abrego},
  journal={Clinical Psychological Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={7},
  pages={1144 - 1158}
}
Eating disorders (EDs) are stereotypically associated with thin, White, affluent women and girls. One result of the ED stereotype has been a relative dearth of ED research with marginalized communities. The aim of this study was to replicate recent findings showing an association between the severity of food insecurity (FI) and increased ED pathology. Participants included 891 clients of an urban food bank. Results were consistent with the findings of previous research; participants in the most… 

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