Relationship of childhood sexual abuse and eating disorders.

  title={Relationship of childhood sexual abuse and eating disorders.},
  author={Stephen A. Wonderlich and Timothy D. Brewerton and Zeljko Jocic and Bonnie S. Dansky and Diana Wolf Abbott},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={36 8},
OBJECTIVE To review the literature that has examined the relationship between childhood sexual abuse and the eating disorders. METHOD Each of the five authors reviewed all identified empirical studies to be certain that inclusion/exclusion criteria were met. Two teams of raters then independently reviewed each study to determine whether it supported any of a series of six hypotheses that had been tested in this literature. RESULTS This review indicates that childhood sexual abuse is a… CONTINUE READING


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