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To evaluate the frequency of eating disorder features among women receiving treatment for an alcohol problem, 52 female attenders at an alcohol clinic were assessed using a standardized research clinical interview, and the findings compared with data on a general population sample. The results suggest that eating disorder features are overrepresented among women who present for treatment for an alcohol problem.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Int J Eat Disord

Publication Date

09/1993

Volume

14

Pages

147 - 151

Keywords

Adolescent, Adult, Age Factors, Age of Onset, Alcoholism, Bulimia, Feeding and Eating Disorders, Female, Humans, Middle Aged, Severity of Illness Index, Substance-Related Disorders