Eating disorders: antecedents, evolution and course.

@article{Patton1992EatingDA,
  title={Eating disorders: antecedents, evolution and course.},
  author={George C. Patton},
  journal={Annals of medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={281-5}
}
Concepts of eating disorders have altered so that anorexia nervosa is now recognized as an important but uncommon syndrome within a spectrum of disordered eating. Behaviours used by dieters constitute the mild end of the eating disorder spectrum. Dieting in young women is for the most part a transient and benign activity without longer-term consequences… CONTINUE READING