Incidence of eating disorders in Navarra (Spain)

@article{LahortigaRamos2005IncidenceOE,
  title={Incidence of eating disorders in Navarra (Spain)},
  author={Francisca Lahortiga-Ramos and Jokin de Irala-Est{\'e}vez and Adri{\'a}n Cano-Prous and Pilar Gual-Garc{\'i}a and Miguel Angel Mart{\'i}nez-Gonz{\'a}lez and S Cervera-enguix},
  journal={European Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={179 - 185}
}
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