Excessive exercise in eating disorder patients and in healthy women.

  title={Excessive exercise in eating disorder patients and in healthy women.},
  author={Jonathan Mond and Rachel M. Calogero},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  volume={43 3},
OBJECTIVE In order to elucidate the nature of excessive exercise among individuals with eating disorders, exercise behaviours were compared between eating disorder patients receiving specialist treatment and healthy women, and between subgroups of patients. METHODS Self-report measures of obligatory exercise, motivation for exercise and frequency of hard exercise for weight or shape reasons were completed by eating disorder patients (n=102) and healthy women (n=184). RESULTS The experience… CONTINUE READING

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