[Do patients with anorexia nervosa return to psychological health? results of a 12-year follow-up of 103 patients].

@article{Deter1994DoPW,
  title={[Do patients with anorexia nervosa return to psychological health? results of a 12-year follow-up of 103 patients].},
  author={Hans Christian Deter and Wolfgang Herzog and Rudolf Manz},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychoanalyse},
  year={1994},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={155-73}
}
In a long-term follow-up study over 12.7% (range 9-19) years, 16 of 103 patients with anorexia nervosa died. 92% of the survivors were followed up personally, 7% only indirectly. The paper presents the psychological changes assessed by means of the Anorexia Nervosa Symptom Score in the course of the disorder. At the time of catamnesis, the psychic condition of the patients was furthermore evaluated in more detail by procedures of independent assessment (DSM III-R, Impairment-Score (IS… CONTINUE READING

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