Eating disorder symptoms and weight and shape concerns in a large web-based convenience sample of women ages 50 and above: Results of the gender and body image (GABI) study
International Journal of Eating Disorders, 06/29/2012
Gagne DA et al. – Weight and shape concerns and disordered eating behaviors occur in women over 50 and vary by age and BMI. Focused research on disordered eating patterns in this age group is necessary to develop age–appropriate interventions and to meet the developmental needs of an important, growing, and underserved population.