Mental health impairment in underweight women: do body dissatisfaction and eating-disordered behavior play a role?

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p547
Academic Journal
The article presents a study evaluating the role of an association between low body weight and elevated levels of body dissatisfaction and/or eating-disordered behavior in mental health impairment in underweight women. It is suggested by the study that mental health impairment in underweight women is unlikely to be due to elevated levels of body dissatisfaction or eating-disordered behavior.


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