Eating disorders: clinical features and pathophysiology

  title={Eating disorders: clinical features and pathophysiology},
  author={D. Klein and B. T. Walsh},
  journal={Physiology & Behavior},
  • D. Klein, B. T. Walsh
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • Anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) are disorders of eating and weight-related behavior that together afflict some 1-3% of women in the United States. One of the remarkable features about each of the eating disorders is how persistent the disordered eating behavior becomes once it has begun. Substantial psychological, social, and physiological disturbances are associated with eating disorders, and it has been very difficult to disentangle those factors that may result from the… CONTINUE READING
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