Are diagnostic criteria for eating disorders markers of medical severity?

Abstract

OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare the medical severity of adolescents who had eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS) with those who had anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN). METHODS Medical records of 1310 females aged 8 through 19 years and treated for AN, BN, or EDNOS were retrospectively reviewed. Patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2008-1777

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