Partial eating disorders in a community sample of female adolescents.

  title={Partial eating disorders in a community sample of female adolescents.},
  author={D{\'a}niel Stein and Sorin Meged and T Bar-Hanin and Shulamit Blank and Avner Elizur and Abraham Weizman},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={36 8},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the validity of two definitions of partial eating disorders, the Eating Attitudes Test (EAT) and a combination of the EAT and relevant criteria of the DSM-III-R, and to examine their association with factors related to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. METHOD Questionnaires on eating behaviors, depression, obsessionality, and impulsivity were distributed to 534 female high school students. Demographic, psychosocial, and physical parameters and the subjects' height… CONTINUE READING