A longitudinal investigation of mortality in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.


OBJECTIVE Although anorexia nervosa has a high mortality rate, our understanding of the timing and predictors of mortality in eating disorders is limited. The authors investigated mortality in a long-term study of patients with eating disorders. METHOD Beginning in 1987, 246 treatment-seeking female patients with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa were… (More)
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2013.12070868


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