Eating disorders in Japan: a review of the literature.

  • Yuya Nogami
  • Published 1997 in Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences


Although a form of eating disorders had been described by Kampo (Chinese traditional medicine) physicians during the last quarter of the 18th century, the modern study on eating disorders in Japan dates from the end of the 1950s. With the rapid increase in the number of cases, research activities have become very active recently. Both the past and present… (More)


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