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Eating disorders in a general practice population. Prevalence, characteristics and follow-up at 12 to 18 months



Eating disorders in a general practice population. Prevalence, characteristics and follow-up at 12 to 18 months



Psychological Medicine. Monograph Supplement 14: 1-34



Eating disorders were studied in 720 persons (186 male, 534 female) 16 to 35 years old who attended 4 medical practices in south London, UK, involving 14 general practitioners (GPs). They were asked to complete the 26-item eating attitude test (EAT) of Garner et al. (Psychological Medicine (1982) 12, 871-87) as well as a questionnaire on demographic information and details of height and weight.

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DOI: 10.1017/S0264180100000515



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