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J Dent. 1996 Jan-Mar;24(1-2):7-16.

Anorexia and bulimia nervosa (the eating disorders): conditions of interest to the dental practitioner.

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Department of Restorative Dentistry, Dental School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

This paper aims to give the dental practitioner an insight into the impact of the eating disorders on sufferers.

METHODS:

A review of the psychiatric literature on the diagnosis, aetiology and treatment of these conditions is given.

CONCLUSIONS:

The dental practitioner is in an ideal position to identify the warning signs of these conditions before they have attracted medical attention.

PMID:
8636495
DOI:
10.1016/0300-5712(95)00002-x
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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