Scientific article

Frequency and patterns of eating disorder symptoms in early adolescence

Published inJournal of Adolescent Health, vol. 54, no. 5, p. 574-581
Publication date2014

There are still uncertainties about manifestations of early adolescent eating disorders (ED) and their effects. We aimed to determine the prevalence of ED symptoms in early adolescence, derive symptoms dimensions, and determine their effects on social and psychological outcomes and subsequent body mass index (BMI).

  • Adolescent
  • Adolescent Behavior/psychology
  • Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
  • Body Image
  • Body Mass Index
  • Fear
  • Feeding Behavior/psychology
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders/epidemiology/psychology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Obesity/psychology
  • Obsessive Behavior/epidemiology/psychology
  • Peer Group
  • Sex Factors
  • Eating disorders
  • Adolescents
  • Weight
  • Longitudinal
  • Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
  • Exploratory
  • Structural equation modeling
  • Dimensions
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
MICALI, Nadia et al. Frequency and patterns of eating disorder symptoms in early adolescence. In: Journal of Adolescent Health, 2014, vol. 54, n° 5, p. 574–581. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.10.200
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ISSN of the journal1054-139X

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