Influence of overanxious disorder of childhood on the expression of anorexia nervosa.

  title={Influence of overanxious disorder of childhood on the expression of anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Thomas J Raney and Laura M Thornton and Wade H. Berrettini and Harry A Brandt and Steven F Crawford and Manfred Maximilian Fichter and Katherine A Halmi and Craig L Johnson and Allan S. Kaplan and Maria Lavia and James E. Mitchell and Alessandro Rotondo and Michael Strober and D Blake Woodside and Walter H. Kaye and Cynthia M Bulik},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={41 4},
OBJECTIVE Childhood anxiety often precedes the onset of anorexia nervosa (AN) and may mark a liability to the emergence of an eating disorder for some women. This study investigates the prevalence of overanxious disorder (OAD) among women with AN and explores how OAD impacts AN symptoms and personality traits. METHOD Participants were 637 women with AN who completed an eating disorders history, the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders, and assessments for childhood… CONTINUE READING
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