Denial of symptoms and psychopathology in adolescent anorexia nervosa.

  title={Denial of symptoms and psychopathology in adolescent anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Valentina Viglione and Filippo Muratori and Sandra Maestro and Elena Brunori and Lara Picchi},
  volume={39 5},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the psychopathological status and denial of symptoms in a sample of 38 consecutively admitted adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN). METHOD The Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Aged Children was used to determine the categorical diagnosis of eating disorder. The anorexic adolescents completed the EAT-40 (Eating Attitude Test) and, on the basis of its score, the sample was dichotomized in a false-negative group (FNG) scoring under 30 and a… CONTINUE READING
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