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Kendler et al (1991)in a study of over 2,000 set of female twins identified a number of risk factor in Bulimia. These included:

  • birth after 1960,
  • low paternal care,
  • a history of wide weight fluctuation, dieting, or frequent exercise,
  • a slim ideal body image,
  • low self-esteem,
  • an external locus of control,
  • high levels of neuroticism.

At-risk groupsEdit

Risk factors for bulimia are similar to those of other eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa:

See alsoEdit


Key texts – BooksEdit

Additional material – BooksEdit

Reviews of the areaEdit

Key texts – PapersEdit

Additional material - PapersEdit

KS Kendler, C MacLean, M Neale, R Kessler, A Heath and L Eaves (1991).The genetic epidemiology of bulimia nervosa. Am J Psychiatry; 148:1627-1637 Abstract

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