Psychological and behavioral traits associated with eating disorders and pregnancy: a pilot study.

@article{Broussard2012PsychologicalAB,
  title={Psychological and behavioral traits associated with eating disorders and pregnancy: a pilot study.},
  author={Brenda Beverly Broussard},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2012},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={61-6}
}
INTRODUCTION The aims of this pilot study were to determine the feasibility of conducting a large-scale study exploring the extent to which self-report psychological and behavioral traits associated with eating disorders occur during pregnancy, to test the design, and to gather preliminary data on the magnitude of the problem. Although eating disorders are estimated to affect 5.9% of women of childbearing age, little is known about pregnancy in women who have an undocumented history of… CONTINUE READING
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