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Anorexia nervosa 

Anorexia nervosa
Chapter:
Anorexia nervosa
Author(s):

David Coghill

, Sally Bonnar

, Sandra L. Duke

, Johnny Graham

, and Sarah Seth

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199234998.003.0023
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date: 24 October 2020

Definitions 336

Epidemiology 337

Aetiology 338

Assessment 340

Differential diagnosis and co-morbidity 342

Management: psychological 344

Management: pharmacological 346

Prognosis, course, and outcome 347

Clinical example 348

Recommended reading 350

Anorexia nervosa in children and young people shares many of the features defined by ICD-10 and DSM-IV for an adult population (...

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