Disordered Eating Attitudes and Their Correlates among Iranian High School Girls

Bahram Pourghassem Gargari, Deniz Kooshavar, Neda Seyed Sajadi, Safoura Karami, Mahdiyeh Hamed Behzad & Hassan Shahrokhi
Background: Disordered eating attitudes are contributing factors to the development of eat-ing disorders. Adolescent girls are at high risk for eating diseases. In Iran, there is few data on the subject, especially in Azarian adolescent girls, so we did this study for assessing disor-dered eating attitudes and their correlates among Iranian Azarbaijani high school girls. Methods: In a cross-sectional study, 1887 high school girls were selected. Eating Attitude Test-26 (EAT-26) and socio economical questionnaires were...