Subtyping women with bulimia nervosa along dietary and negative affect dimensions: a replication in a treatment-seeking sample.

@article{Grilo2001SubtypingWW,
  title={Subtyping women with bulimia nervosa along dietary and negative affect dimensions: a replication in a treatment-seeking sample.},
  author={Carlos M Grilo and Robin M. Masheb and Robert M. Berman},
  journal={Eating and weight disorders : EWD},
  year={2001},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={53-8}
}
Recent cluster-analysis studies of women with bulimia nervosa (BN) have suggested two subtypes, a pure dietary subtype and a mixed dietary-negative affect. We aimed to replicate the subtyping findings in a clinical study group of 48 adult women with BN. Cluster analyses revealed a dietary-negative affect subtype (56% of cases) and a pure dietary subtype (44% of cases). The dietary-negative affect subtype was characterized by significantly greater eating-related attitudinal psychopathology and… CONTINUE READING