Males assessed by a specialized adult eating disorders service: Patterns over time and comparisons with females.

@article{Button2008MalesAB,
  title={Males assessed by a specialized adult eating disorders service: Patterns over time and comparisons with females.},
  author={Eric J Button and Sarah A Aldridge and Robert L. Palmer},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={758-61}
}
OBJECTIVE In view of previous inconsistencies and the limited literature on males with eating disorders, we aimed to examine changes in presentation rates over time and any differences between males and females. METHOD In a cohort of 2,554 new patients assessed by a specialized service for adults over a 21-year period, we examined rates by gender over time. We also carried out a detailed comparison of selected clinical and demographic variables on a series of 65 males and females matched by… CONTINUE READING

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