The relationship between eating disorders and childhood trauma
Journal/Book: Psychiat Ann. 1999; 29: 6900 Grove Rd, Thorofare, NJ 08086, USA. Slack Inc. 225+.
Abstract: The authors consider evidence regarding the relationship, between childhood sexual abuse and eating disorders, taking into account the methodologic limitations of the research that has been conducted so far They also address how trauma may predispose to the development of an eating disorder.
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Keyword(s): SEXUAL ABUSE; BULIMIA-NERVOSA; ANOREXIA-NERVOSA; PSYCHOLOGICAL MALTREATMENT; FAMILY ENVIRONMENT; SAMPLE; PSYCHOPATHOLOGY; EXPERIENCES; PREVALENCE; WOMEN