[Early-onset eating disorders: a review of the literature].

  title={[Early-onset eating disorders: a review of the literature].},
  author={Ir H Poppe and Annie Simons and Inge Glazemakers and Dirk van West},
  journal={Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie},
  volume={57 11},
BACKGROUND The incidence of anorexia nervosa (AN) in adolescents has increased significantly in recent years. In several studies and in the media it has been suggested that AN has recently become more prevalent in the pre-adolescence. In view of the impact that an eating disorder can have on a child, it is important to diagnose and start treating the illness as early as possible. AIM To review the literature on the characteristics and susceptibilities of patients with eating disorders because… CONTINUE READING
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