Patterns of personality disorders in women with chronic eating disorders

  title={Patterns of personality disorders in women with chronic eating disorders},
  author={Jan-Olov Larsson and M Hellz{\'e}n},
  journal={Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity},
  • J. Larsson, M. Hellzén
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Psychology
  • Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity
The aim of this study was to describe patterns of personality disorders (PDs) in women with chronic eating disorders (EDs). An index group of nineteen women who have had EDs for an average of 8.5 years was compared with a control group of same-aged women from the general population. At the time of the study the index group received treatment at a tertiary treatment center in Stockholm. The PDs were assessed using the DSM-IV part of the DSM-IV and ICD-10 Personality Questionnaire (DIP-Q). In the… 
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