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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 290813, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/290813
Research Article

Eating Disorders and Intrasexual Competition: Testing an Evolutionary Hypothesis among Young Women

1Ferham Clinic, Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham S61 1AJ, UK
2Swallownest Court, Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham S26 4TH, UK
3Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ85721, USA
4Loughborough University Centre for Research into Eating Disorders, Department of Human Science, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
5Leicester Eating Disorder Service, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE3 9DY, UK

Received 28 October 2011; Accepted 20 December 2011

Academic Editors: S. A. Freedman, G. Hasler, L. L. Lykouras, and D. Meyre

Copyright © 2012 Riadh Abed et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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