ERIC Number: EJ550015
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Disordered Eating Precursors in Pre- and Early Adolescent Girls and Boys.
Keel, Pamela K.; And Others
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v26 n2 p203-16 Apr 1997
First- and second-year findings of a survey of the development of disordered eating in 80 fourth- and fifth-grade girls and 85 boys are presented. Results, especially findings about body mass index and pubertal development, emphasize gender differences and the importance of identifying early risk factors for eating disorders. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by Grant 1R01-HD24700 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.