Depression and eating disorders

@article{Casper1998DepressionAE,
  title={Depression and eating disorders},
  author={Regina C Casper},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  year={1998},
  volume={8}
}
  • R. Casper
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Depression and Anxiety
Both depressive disorders and eating disorders are multidimensional and heterogeneous disorders. This paper examines the nature of their relationship by reviewing clinical descriptive, family‐genetic, treatment, and biological studies that relate to the issue. The studies confirm the prominence of depressive symptoms and depressive disorders in eating disorders. Other psychiatric syndromes which occur with less frequency, such as anxiety disorders and obsessive‐compulsive disorders in anorexia… 

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