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Eating disorders: a review of the literature with emphasis on medical complications and clinical nutrition.

@article{Patrick2002EatingDA,
  title={Eating disorders: a review of the literature with emphasis on medical complications and clinical nutrition.},
  author={L. Patrick},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={
          184-202
        }
}
  • L. Patrick
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic
Eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and atypical eating disorder (eating disorder not otherwise specified or NOS), are estimated to occur in 5-10 million young and adult women and one million males in the United States. The etiology of eating disorders is complex and appears to include predisposing genetic factors and serotonin dysregulation, as well as psychological factors that include a history of trauma and childhood sexual abuse. Both… Expand
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