Bone density of women who have recovered from anorexia nervosa.

  title={Bone density of women who have recovered from anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Deirdr{\'e} Hartman and Arthur Crisp and Brenda Rooney and C Rackow and R Atkinson and Sachin Patel},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={28 1},
OBJECTIVE To examine bone density in 19 women who had previously experienced classical anorexia nervosa from which they had been fully recovered for a mean of 21 years (current characteristics: median age 40.2 years; Eating Attitudes Test [EAT] score 2; body mass index [BMI] 21.1; average 1.8 offspring). METHOD Probands were compared, blindly, in respect of bone density, with 13 control subjects matched for age and sex and with no history of eating disorders. Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry… CONTINUE READING