Body composition in young female eating-disorder patients with severe weight loss and controls: evidence from the four-component model and evaluation of DXA

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Background/Objectives:Whether fat-free mass (FFM) and its components are depleted in eating-disorder (ED) patients is uncertain. Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is widely used to assess body composition in pediatric ED patients; however, its accuracy in underweight populations remains unknown. We aimed (1) to assess body composition of young females… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.111

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@inproceedings{Wells2015BodyCI, title={Body composition in young female eating-disorder patients with severe weight loss and controls: evidence from the four-component model and evaluation of DXA}, author={Jonathan Ck Wells and Dalia Haroun and Jane Williams and Dasha E Nicholls and Tegan Darch and S. Boyd Eaton and Mary S Fewtrell}, booktitle={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition}, year={2015} }