The inter-relationships between vegetarianism and eating disorders among females.

  title={The inter-relationships between vegetarianism and eating disorders among females.},
  author={Anna Mar{\'i}a Bardone-Cone and Ellen E Fitzsimmons-Craft and Megan B. Harney and Christine R Maldonado and Melissa A Lawson and Roma Smith and Dennis P. Robinson},
  journal={Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics},
  volume={112 8},
When individuals with a suspected or diagnosed eating disorder adopt a vegetarian diet, health care professionals might worry that this choice could function as a socially acceptable way to legitimize food avoidance. Yet only limited research has examined vegetarianism in relation to eating disorders. Our study objectives were to compare individuals with and without an eating disorder history and individuals at different stages of eating disorder recovery on past and current vegetarianism and… CONTINUE READING

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