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Current status of eating disorders: general and special population studies

Edited by Kathleen Pike, Blake Woodside, Stephan Zipfel

Journal of Eating Disorders and BioPsychoSocial Medicine would like to announce our first cross-journal thematic series entitled “Current status of eating disorders: general and special population studies”. The aim of this thematic series is to promote and highlight research in the distribution and determinants of eating disorders in diverse population groups, within and across geographic and temporal boundaries.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Guest Editors declare no competing interests.

  1. Various well-validated interview and self-report instruments are available to assess eating disorder symptomatology. However, most psychometric studies have been conducted in high-income countries. The aim of ...

    Authors: Camila Ospina Ayala, Camila Scarpatto, Claudia Milena Garizábalo-Davila, Paula Andrea Diaz Valencia, Tatiana Quarti Irigaray, Wilson Cañon-Montañez and Rita Mattiello
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2022 10:124
  2. This study investigates the relationship between recurrent binge eating episodes and nutritional and food profiles and lifestyle in the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (Estudo Longitudinal da Saúd...

    Authors: Thamyres Souza da Silva, Maria Del Carmen Bisi Molina, Maria Angélica Antunes Nunes, Carolina Perim de Faria and Nagela Valadão Cade
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2016 4:25
  3. Once concentrated among adolescent Caucasian females in high-income Western countries, today, eating disorders (EDs) are truly global. Building upon previous work describing the rise of EDs among cultures in t...

    Authors: Kathleen M. Pike and Patricia E. Dunne
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2015 3:33
  4. No epidemiologic survey examining eating disorders in Japan has been done at a national level since 1992. The prevalence of anorexia nervosa, as assessed by questionnaires to hospitals, is thought to be undere...

    Authors: Mari Hotta, Reiko Horikawa, Hiroyo Mabe, Shin Yokoyama, Eiko Sugiyama, Tadato Yonekawa, Masamitsu Nakazato, Yuri Okamoto, Chisato Ohara and Yoshihiro Ogawa
    Citation: BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2015 9:17
  5. The mortality rate associated with anorexia nervosa (AN) is high, and death is mainly attributable to cardiac events. A wide range of autonomic nervous system disturbances may be mechanisms underlying the incr...

    Authors: Yoshikatsu Nakai, Masatoshi Fujita, Kazuko Nin, Shun’ichi Noma and Satoshi Teramukai
    Citation: BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2015 9:12
  6. Decision-making is reported to be impaired in anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN), but the influence of mood status, pathophysiological eating, and weight concerns on the performance of decision-mak...

    Authors: Junko Matsumoto, Yoshiyuki Hirano, Noriko Numata, Daisuke Matzuzawa, Shunichi Murano, Koutaro Yokote, Masaomi Iyo, Eiji Shimizu and Michiko Nakazato
    Citation: Journal of Eating Disorders 2015 3:14