Olivier Taïeb

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OBJECTIVE This study aimed to estimate the lifetime frequency of suicide attempts in a large referred population of women with DSM-IV bulimia nervosa (BN), and to compare demographic and clinical characteristics of those who had attempted suicide and those who had not. METHOD A total of 295 women (202 with BN purging type, 68 with BN non-purging type and(More)
The Ganser syndrome is rare in children and in adolescents. A case of the Ganser syndrome in a 14-year-old girl, with three of the four essential features, is presented. After rapid resolution in two weeks, Ganser symptoms reappear seven months later accompanied, this second time, by previous depressive symptoms. This report raises the possibility of the(More)
Obesity in adolescence is a major public health issue. Family relationships have an important role, whether in the onset of the condition, its maintenance, or the way in which the problem is approached. Food and family relationships are two major elements in therapeutic care. The subject of the present study is the investigation of the place of food within(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess how far identity and self-image disturbances are features of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in adolescence. METHOD Face-to-face interviews were carried out with a total of 50 adolescents with BPD and 50 controls, with a median age of 16 (SD 1.1; range 13 to 18) years. Data was analysed using a(More)
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