Revisiting the Latent Structure of Eating Disorders : Taxometric Analyses With Nonbehavioral Indicators

@inproceedings{Tylka2003RevisitingTL,
  title={Revisiting the Latent Structure of Eating Disorders : Taxometric Analyses With Nonbehavioral Indicators},
  author={Tracy L Tylka and Linda Mezydlo Subich},
  year={2003}
}
Researchers have debated whether clinical eating disorders are best conceptualized as one extreme along a continuum of degree or as qualitatively different from less severe eating disturbances. Taxometric analysis, a set of procedures that assess the structure of a given disorder by detecting whether a latent taxon exists among its indicators, has just begun to be applied to eating disorder research. Its application to this domain may clarify whether eating disorders best conform to a… CONTINUE READING

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