Risk of suicide among female adolescents with eating disorders: a longitudinal population-based study.

@article{Goldberg2015RiskOS,
  title={Risk of suicide among female adolescents with eating disorders: a longitudinal population-based study.},
  author={Shira Goldberg and Nomi Werbeloff and Leah Shelef and Eyal Fruchter and Mark Weiser},
  journal={Eating and weight disorders : EWD},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={295-300}
}
PURPOSE Suicide is a major cause of death among individuals with eating disorders. This study examined risk of suicide among females with eating disorders based on population-based military data. METHODS Data on diagnoses of eating disorders from the pre-induction screening for psychopathology and diagnoses assigned during military service were merged with data on later suicide from the nationwide Israeli Death Registry. We identified 1,356 females with eating disorders and compared their… CONTINUE READING