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The prevalence of bulimia among college students

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  • Zuckerman, D.M.
  • Colby, A.
  • Ware, N.C.
  • Lazerson, J.S.

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A survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of bulimia and bulimic symptoms in a nonclinical sample of 907 college freshmen and seniors. Using criteria based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4 per cent of the women and 0.4 per cent of the men were classified as bulimic. Symptoms of bulimia, such as binge eating, purging behaviors, and extreme fear of gaining weight, were much more prevalent. (Am J Public Health 1986; 76:1135-1137).

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  • Zuckerman, D.M. & Colby, A. & Ware, N.C. & Lazerson, J.S., 1986. "The prevalence of bulimia among college students," American Journal of Public Health, American Public Health Association, vol. 76(9), pages 1135-1137.
  • Handle: RePEc:aph:ajpbhl:1986:76:9:1135-1137_5
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    1. Susan Averett & Sanders Korenman, 1996. "The Economic Reality of the Beauty Myth," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 31(2), pages 304-330.
    2. Alexander D. Gromov, 2017. "The Efficiency of Russian Higher Education Institutions and its Determinants," HSE Working papers WP BRP 40/EDU/2017, National Research University Higher School of Economics.

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