Gender differences in binge-eating: a population-based twin study.

@article{ReichbornKjennerud2003GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in binge-eating: a population-based twin study.},
  author={Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud and Cynthia M Bulik and Kenneth S. Kendler and Espen R\oysamb and Hermine H Maes and Kristian Tambs and Jennifer Ruth Harris},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2003},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={196-202}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether genetic and environmental effects on liability to binge-eating (BE) are of equal importance for males and females and whether the same genetic risk factors predispose to BE in the two sexes. METHOD Questionnaire data on 8045 same sex and opposite sex twins, aged 19-31 years, from a population-based Norwegian registry, was used to estimate the relative contribution of genetic and environmental factors to liability for BE utilizing structural equation modeling… CONTINUE READING

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