Caloric intake necessary for weight maintenance in anorexia nervosa: nonbulimics require greater caloric intake than bulimics.

@article{Kaye1986CaloricIN,
  title={Caloric intake necessary for weight maintenance in anorexia nervosa: nonbulimics require greater caloric intake than bulimics.},
  author={Walter H. Kaye and Harry E. Gwirtsman and Eva Obarzanek and Ted George and David C. Jimerson and Michael H. Ebert},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1986},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={
          435-43
        }
}
  • Walter H. Kaye, Harry E. Gwirtsman, +3 authors Michael H. Ebert
  • Published in
    The American journal of…
    1986
  • Medicine
  • In the past decade, patients with anorexia nervosa have been subdivided by the presence or absence of binging-and-purging behavior. Psychologic, physiologic, and premorbid weight differences have also been discovered between these subgroups. We now report that nonbulimic anorectics required 30-50% more caloric intake than bulimic anorectics to maintain a stable weight. This difference in caloric intake was independent of phase of illness; it was present at low weight and at intervals after… CONTINUE READING

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