Eating disorders and substance use: a dancing vs a nondancing population.

@article{Holderness1994EatingDA,
  title={Eating disorders and substance use: a dancing vs a nondancing population.},
  author={Claire C Holderness and J Brooks-gunn and Michelle P. Warren},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1994},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={297-302}
}
The association between eating disorders, substance use, and emotional distress is well recognized in the literature. To determine whether dancers who are known to be at risk for eating disorders were also at risk for other emotional disorders, the co-occurrence of eating disorders, substance use, and emotional distress among dancers (N = 50) and nondancers (N = 56) was examined. These young adult women were part of a longitudinal study of the complications of decreased bone density… CONTINUE READING

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