Research links depression, binge eating among teen girls

12/13/2011 | WebMD

Teen girls with depression were twice as likely to binge eat, and those who binge eat were two times more likely to be depressed than peers without eating issues, according to a four-year study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researcher Alison Field said all teen girls should be screened for binge eating, not just those who have depressive symptoms.

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