Support for the continuity hypothesis of bulimic pathology.

  title={Support for the continuity hypothesis of bulimic pathology.},
  author={Eric Stice and Joel D. Killen and Chris M. Hayward and Craig B Taylor},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={66 5},
There has been debate as to whether bulimia represents the endpoint of an eating disorder continuum (the continuity hypothesis) or is categorically different from subthreshold bulimia or an absence of eating disorders (the discontinuity hypothesis). The present study tested whether differences among bulimic, subthreshold bulimic, and control women on weight-concern and psychopathology variables better accord with the continuity or discontinuity hypothesis. These 3 groups were compared on body… CONTINUE READING
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