Prenatal and perinatal factors and risk of eating disorders

  title={Prenatal and perinatal factors and risk of eating disorders},
  author={Janne Tidselbak Larsen and Cynthia M. Bulik and Laura M. Thornton and Susanne Vinkel Koch and Liselotte V. Petersen},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  pages={870 - 880}
Abstract Background Among the most disabling and fatal psychiatric illnesses, eating disorders (EDs) often manifest early in life, which encourages investigations into in utero and perinatal environmental risk factors. The objective of this study was to determine whether complications during pregnancy and birth and perinatal conditions are associated with later eating disorder risk in offspring and whether these associations are unique to EDs. Methods All individuals born in Denmark to Danish… 

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