Reproductive health outcomes in eating disorders.

@article{Linna2013ReproductiveHO,
  title={Reproductive health outcomes in eating disorders.},
  author={Milla S. Linna and Anu Raevuori and Jari Haukka and Jaana Suvisaari and Jaana T. Suokas and Mika Gissler},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={
          826-33
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Eating disorders are common psychiatric disorders in women at childbearing age. Previous research suggests that eating disorders are associated with fertility problems, unplanned pregnancies, and increased risk of induced abortions and miscarriages. The purpose of this study was to assess how eating disorders are related to reproductive health outcomes in a representative patient population. METHOD Female patients (N = 2,257) treated at the eating disorder clinic of Helsinki… 
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