Outcome in bulimia nervosa.

  title={Outcome in bulimia nervosa.},
  author={Pamela K Keel and James E. Mitchell},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={154 3},
OBJECTIVE The authors sought to synthesize existing data on outcome for individuals diagnosed with bulimia nervosa in order to better understand long-term outcome and prognostic factors. METHOD They reviewed 88 studies that conducted follow-up assessments with bulimic subjects at least 6 months after presentation. Findings are summarized for the areas of mortality, recovery, relapse, crossover, and prognostic variables. RESULTS The crude mortality rate due to all causes of death for… CONTINUE READING