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The National Women's Study: relationship of victimization and posttraumatic stress disorder to bulimia nervosa.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The International journal of eating disorders
Publication Date
Volume
21
Issue
3
Pages
213–228
Identifiers
PMID: 9097195
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In sum, the significantly higher rates of both sexual and aggravated assault among women with bulimia nervosa compared with women without such a diagnosis support the hypothesis that victimization may contribute to the development and/or maintenance of bulimia nervosa.

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