alexa Abstract | Extreme Obesity and its Associations with Victimization, PTSD, Major Depression and Eating Disorders in a National Sample of Women

Journal of Obesity & Eating Disorders
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Background: Crime victimization experiences, such as rape, molestation, and aggravated assault are significantly associated with bulimia nervosa (BN) and associated psychiatric comorbidity such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depressive disorder (MDD), and substance abuse. Obesity also appears to be a major risk factor for the development of BN, but few studies have examined the relationship of crime victimization experiences to obesity and related psychopathology.

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Author(s): Timothy D Brewerton Patrick M ONeil Bonnie S Dansky Dean G Kilpatrick


Obesity, Eating disorders in teenagers, Eating disorders statistics, Diet and obesity, Causes of obesity

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