Self-esteem, personality, and eating disorders: baseline assessment of a prospective population-based cohort.

@article{Gual2002SelfesteemPA,
  title={Self-esteem, personality, and eating disorders: baseline assessment of a prospective population-based cohort.},
  author={Pilar Gual and Marta P{\'e}rez-Gaspar and Miguel {\'A}ngel Mart{\'i}nez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Francisca Lahortiga and Jokin de Irala-Est{\'e}vez and Salvador Cervera-Enguix},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={261-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the relationship of self-esteem and personality factors with eating disorders (ED). METHODS A region-wide representative sample of 2862 girls 12-21 years old from Navarre (Spain) participated in the baseline assessment of a prospective study. A two-stage procedure was used, consisting in a first screening phase followed by a psychiatrist interview (DSM-IV criteria). Multivariable logistic regression models were used to examine the association of self-esteem (36-item scale… CONTINUE READING