7 Extreme Weight Loss in the Adolescent Athlete: Misguided Dieting or a Mask of Anorexia Nervosa

Abstract

“Food aversion in athletes simulating anorexia nervosa” has been described recently. However, psychologic, endocrine and physiologic parameters which differentiate athletes with “food aversion” from those with 1° anorexia nervosa are poorly defined. We investigated the psychological, endocrine and aerobic function in a late pubertal male with excessive… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198104001-00016

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