Sexual orientation, weight concerns, and eating-disordered behaviors in adolescent girls and boys.

@article{Austin2004SexualOW,
  title={Sexual orientation, weight concerns, and eating-disordered behaviors in adolescent girls and boys.},
  author={Sydney Bryn Austin and Najat Ziyadeh and Jessica A Kahn and Carlos Arturo Camargo and Graham A. Colditz and Alison E. Field},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 9},
  pages={1115-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine sexual orientation group differences in eating disorder symptoms in adolescent girls and boys. METHOD Cross-sectional associations were examined using multivariate regression techniques using data gathered in 1999 from 10,583 adolescents in the Growing Up Today Study, a cohort of children of women participating in the Nurses' Health Study II. RESULTS Ninety-two percent of the cohort described themselves as heterosexual, 5% as mostly heterosexual, 1% as lesbian/gay… CONTINUE READING
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