Season of birth bias in eating disorders--fact or fiction?

@article{Winje2008SeasonOB,
  title={Season of birth bias in eating disorders--fact or fiction?},
  author={Eirin Winje and Kate L Willoughby and Bryan Lask},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          479-90
        }
}
OBJECTIVE A season of birth (SoB) bias is said to be present if the SoB pattern for a particular group varies from the pattern within the normal population. Significant biases have been found for several disorders including eating disorders (EDs). This article critically reviews the existing literature on SoB in ED in order to inform future hypothesis-based research. METHOD A literature search identified 12 papers investigating SoB in ED. RESULTS Despite methodological differences, the… CONTINUE READING

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