Current perspectives on the eating disorders: II. Treatment, outcome, and research directions.

  • Austin Yates
  • Published 1990 in
    Journal of the American Academy of Child and…

Abstract

In spite of increasing specificity in diagnosis and a growing appreciation of the neuroendocrinologic and physiologic changes that accompany and perpetuate anorexia and bulimia, a clear understanding of these disorders has not been established. Developmental defects stemming from the earliest interactions between child and parent seem likely in the majority… (More)

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@article{Yates1990CurrentPO, title={Current perspectives on the eating disorders: II. Treatment, outcome, and research directions.}, author={Austin Yates}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry}, year={1990}, volume={29 1}, pages={1-9} }