Self-Induced Vomiting after Drinking Alcohol

  title={Self-Induced Vomiting after Drinking Alcohol},
  author={Natalie Patricia Irene Blackmore and David H. Gleaves},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
We studied the frequency and correlates of self-induced vomiting after the consumption of alcohol. Participants were 107 female university students who completed a survey designed for this study along with measures of eating disordered attitudes and behaviors, and depression. Based on their responses to the survey, 59.8 % of the sample that reported drinking alcohol also reported having engaged in self-induced vomiting after alcohol consumption, with 57 % reporting frequency as high as four… 

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  • R. PeraltaP. Barr
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of American college health : J of ACH
  • 2017
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