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J Adolesc Health. 2008 Nov;43(5):514-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2008.03.007. Epub 2008 Jun 24.

Stressful life events and disordered eating behaviors: findings from Project EAT.

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Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-2002, USA. fall0075@umn.edu

Abstract

Associations between stressful life events and disordered eating behaviors were examined in 1708 older adolescents. Stressful life events were positively associated with extreme weight control behaviors and binge eating in both male and female respondents, emphasizing the importance of screening for disordered eating behaviors among adolescents who report experiencing stressful life events.

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