Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 20th, 2005
Scientists in the United States conducted a study "to identify in white women risk factors specific to binge-eating disorder (BED) and for psychiatric disorders in general, and to compare black and white women on risk factors for BED.
R. H. Striegel-Moore and colleagues described their study: A case-control design was used. Participants were recruited from the community and included 162 women who met DSM-IV criteria for BED and two comparison groups of women with no history of clinically significant eating disorder symptoms. The comparison women were matched to BED women...
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