[Eating disorders in childhood and early adolescence].

  title={[Eating disorders in childhood and early adolescence].},
  author={Catherine M Doyen and Muriel Asch},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  volume={58 2},
During childhood and early adolescence, eating disorders are mainly of the restrictive type and general practitioner plays a central role in treatment. Parental counseling and medical care should be administered to selective and restrictive children without growth retardation. When growth and puberty are delayed a multidisciplinary approach is recommended. Somaticians, psychiatrists and psychotherapists will work together in the fight against the eating disorder. Family approaches yielded the… CONTINUE READING

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