Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (2):234-234 (1999)

Female competition generally takes nonviolent form, but includes intense verbal and nonverbal harassment that has profound social and physiological consequences. The evolutionary ecological model of competitive reproductive suppression in human females, might profitably be applied to explain a range of contemporary phenomena, including anorexia.
Keywords 380101 Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance  C4  780108 Behavioural and cognitive sciences
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DOI 10.1017/s0140525x99451817
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