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Psychiatry Res. 1996 Apr 16;62(1):3-9.

Epidemiology of anorexia nervosa.

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University Department of Psychiatry, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.

Abstract

Findings of epidemiological studies of the rates, incidence, and prevalence of eating disorder over time and in different populations are reviewed. Risk factors for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are also addressed. Methodological recommendations for future directions in epidemiological studies of eating disorders are presented.

PMID:
8739109
DOI:
10.1016/0165-1781(96)02983-6
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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