publication . Conference object . Article . 2013

Dysregulated behaviours in bulimia nervosa

Gonçalves, Sónia; Machado, Bárbara Freire Brito César; Martins, C.; Brandão, Isabel; Torres, António Roma; Machado, Paulo P. P.;
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  • Published: 14 May 2013
Abstract
Background: Bulimia nervosa (BN) is often related to self-control difficulties and to dysregulated behaviours. This study aimed to evaluate the frequency of self-injurious behaviour, suicide attempts, and other dysregulated behaviours in BN, using two control groups (a healthy group and a general psychiatric group), and also to examine the association between these behaviours and alleged sexual abuse in BN.Method: Women (N = 233) aged between 13 and 38 years old were evaluated using a semi-structured interview.Results: Participants with BN reported more self-injurious behaviours, suicide attempts by drug intake, and poor control in smoking and illicit drugs use ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Dysregulated behaviours, Suicide attempts, Social Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Sexual abuse, Bulimia nervosa, medicine.disease, medicine, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Psychotherapist, Case-control study, Self-injurious behaviour
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publication . Conference object . Article . 2013

Dysregulated behaviours in bulimia nervosa

Gonçalves, Sónia; Machado, Bárbara Freire Brito César; Martins, C.; Brandão, Isabel; Torres, António Roma; Machado, Paulo P. P.;