Two-phase survey of eating disorders in gifted dance and non-dance high-school students in Taiwan.

@article{Tseng2007TwophaseSO,
  title={Two-phase survey of eating disorders in gifted dance and non-dance high-school students in Taiwan.},
  author={Meg Mei-Chih Tseng and David C. Fang and Ming-Been Lee and W Chie and Jen-pei Liu and Wei J Chen},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 8},
  pages={1085-96}
}
BACKGROUND Despite a growing body of literature reporting eating disorders (EDs) in non-Western countries in recent years, most of these studies are limited to questionnaire-based surveys or case-series studies. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and correlates of EDs in Taiwanese high-school students. METHODS The study subjects consisted of all the female high-school students enrolled in the gifted dance class in 2003 in Taiwan (n=655) and non-dance female students randomly… CONTINUE READING
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