Adolescent-onset anorexia nervosa: 18-year outcome.

  title={Adolescent-onset anorexia nervosa: 18-year outcome.},
  author={Elisabet Wentz and I. Carina Gillberg and Henrik Anckars{\"a}ter and Christopher G Gillberg and Maria R{\aa}stam},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={194 2},
BACKGROUND The long-term outcome of anorexia nervosa is insufficiently researched. AIMS To study prospectively the long-term outcome and prognostic factors in a representative sample of people with teenage-onset anorexia nervosa. METHOD Fifty-one people with anorexia nervosa, recruited by community screening and with a mean age at onset of 14 years were compared with 51 matched comparison individuals at a mean age of 32 years (18 years after disorder onset). All participants had been… CONTINUE READING


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