Purging disorder: a comparison to established eating disorders with purging behaviour.

@article{Koch2013PurgingDA,
  title={Purging disorder: a comparison to established eating disorders with purging behaviour.},
  author={Sonja Koch and Norbert Quadflieg and Manfred Maximilian Fichter},
  journal={European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={265-75}
}
This study is part of the larger Christina Barz Study, and it compared consecutively admitted patients with purging disorder (PurD; N = 225) with consecutively admitted patients with anorexia nervosa binge eating/purging subtype (AN-bp; N = 503) and bulimia nervosa purging subtype (BN-p; N = 756). Participants answered self-rating questionnaires on admission, at the end of inpatient treatment, and in a 5-year follow-up. Patients with PurD reported lower severity of general psychopathology than… CONTINUE READING