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Anorexia nervosa, which affects about 2-3% of the general population, is the psychiatric illness with the highest rate of mortality. The management is often complex, requiring multiple stakeholders on the patient's physical and psychiatric. The new specialized centre "abC" (anorexia-bulimia, Centre vaudois) was created with the objective of providing(More)
As psychiatric disorders attacking the body, anorexia and bulimia may have severe psychological, physical and social consequences, often requiring a long-standing interdisciplinary, coordinated and individualized approach. Recently the canton of Vaud has initiated and developed an interinstitutional structure--between the University Hospital (CHUV) and the(More)
BACKGROUND Over the years, somatic care has become increasingly specialized. Furthermore, a rising number of patients requiring somatic care also present with a psychiatric comorbidity. As a consequence, the time and resources needed to care for these patients can interfere with the course of somatic treatment and influence the patient-caregiver(More)
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