Socio-economic variables and eating disorders: A comparison between patients and normal controls

@article{Nevonen2004SocioeconomicVA,
  title={Socio-economic variables and eating disorders: A comparison between patients and normal controls},
  author={Lauri Nevonen and Claes Norring},
  journal={Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={279-284}
}
  • L. Nevonen, C. Norring
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity
Objective: Previous research demonstrates that the relationship between socio-economic status (SES) and eating disorders is not consistent. The present study compares SES and demographic factors among Swedish women, randomly drawn from the population register and female patients seen for treatment. Method: 223 consecutive eating disorder patients (ED) between 18 and 24 years of age (anorexia, n=26, bulimia, n=127, Eating disorder not otherwise specified, n=70) were compared with 750 normal… 
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