OBJECTIVE The aim of this paper is to describe the presentation and clinical management of a patient with anorexia nervosa complicated by superior mesenteric artery syndrome and pancreatitis, and discuss the association between these conditions. METHOD We present a case report and briefly review the relevant literature. RESULTS A 17-year-old girl with… (More)
To investigate the safety and tolerability of the atypical antipsychotic quetiapine in anorexia nervosa patients, and to determine the effect of quetiapine treatment on anorexic psychopathology and other key outcome measures including weight and body image, we conducted a naturalistic, open-label, 12-week randomized controlled trial of low-dose (100-400… (More)
Individuals with anorexia nervosa (AN) experience insecure attachment. We investigated whether insecure attachment is associated with punishment and reward sensitivity in women with AN. Women with AN (n = 24) and comparison women (n = 26) (CW) completed The Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire, Depression Anxiety Stress Scale, The Attachment Style… (More)
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is associated with gut and non-gut symptoms e.g. orthostatic intolerance and fatigue syndromes. Elsewhere, joint hypermobility has been found in non-anorexic populations who have gut symptoms , orthostatic intolerance or fatigue syndromes. We therefore postulated that joint hypermobility may be a feature of AN.Patients from an… (More)
We report a case of mania induced by high doses of Hypericum perforatum in a 28-year-old depressed woman with no past history of mania or hypomania and no concomitant use of antidepressants.