ERIC Number: EJ855179
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
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Childhood Risk Factors for Lifetime Anorexia Nervosa by Age 30 Years in a National Birth Cohort
Nicholls, Dasha E.; Viner, Russell M.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n8 p791 Aug 2009
Whether previously identified childhood risk factors for anorexia nervosa (AN) predict self-reported lifetime AN by age 30 is examined. The cohort confirmed four risk and two protective factors out of the 22 suggested risk factors. The study used data from the 1970 British Cohort Study.
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Risk, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Identification, Prediction, Children, Adults
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom