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Does Being an Early Bloomer Increase Risk for Eating Issues?

Posted: March 15, 2012

Dr. Kathryn Paige Harden recently conducted a study examining how early maturation can affect young girls’ perceptions of conformity and contribute to disordered eating. She found that "girls who thought that they matured faster than their peers were more likely to engage in dieting that predicted eating problems." more > | Read full study

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