Resumption of menses in anorexia nervosa.

  title={Resumption of menses in anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Neville H Golden and Marc S. Jacobson and Janet E. Schebendach and Mary V. Solanto and S Hertz and I. Ronald Shenker},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics \& adolescent medicine},
  volume={151 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine factors associated with resumption of menses (ROM) in adolescents with anorexia nervosa. [] Key MethodDESIGN Cohort study with 2-year follow-up. SETTING Tertiary care referral center. PATIENTS Consecutive sample of 100 adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa.

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