Journal article

Do Men with Eating Disorders Differ from Women in Clinics, Psychopathology and Personality?

Araceli Nunez-Navarro, Zaida Agueera, Isabel Krug, Susana Jimenez-Murcia, Isabel Sanchez, Noemi Araguz, Phillip Gorwood, Roser Granero, Eva Penelo, Andreas Karwautz, Laura Moragas, Sandra Saldana, Janet Treasure, Jose Manuel Menchon, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda

EUROPEAN EATING DISORDERS REVIEW | WILEY | Published : 2012

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine if male and female eating disorders differ in clinics, psychopathology and personality traits when compared with a healthy group. METHODS: Sixty male and 60 female eating disorder individuals (16% anorexia nervosa, 42% bulimia nervosa and 42% eating disorder not otherwise specified), matched for age and diagnostic, were compared with 120 healthy-eating participants (60 male and 60 female participants). All were diagnosed according to the criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Assessment measures included Eating Disorder Inventory--2, Symptom Checklist--Revised and Temperament and Character Inventory--Revis..

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