Family Facts #40Family Facts — By Joe Carter on December 22, 2007 at 1:44 am
Girls whose parents were separated, divorced, or widowed were more likely to develop eating disorders than peers from intact families. Girls who read teen magazines weekly were also more likely to develop eating disorders than peers who did not read such magazines as often.
“Parental Factors, Mass Media Influences and the Onset of Eating Disorders in a Prospective Population-Based Cohort”
Marinez-Gonzalez, Miquel A.
Pediatrics Vol. 111, Number 2. , 2003. Page(s) 315-320.