Suicide in anorexia nervosa: a meta-analysis.

  title={Suicide in anorexia nervosa: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Maurizio Pompili and Iginia Mancinelli and Paolo Girardi and Amedeo Ruberto and Roberto Tatarelli},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={36 1},
OBJECTIVE Suicide is a major cause of death among subjects with anorexia nervosa, but the rate of suicide among this population is very often underestimated. We conducted a meta-analysis to compare data reported in representative studies of suicide in anorexia nervosa with data for the general population. METHOD We searched the Index Medicus until 2002 through MedLine. We also searched the World Health Statistics Annual to ascertain the suicide rate in the age group 14-25 for specific years… CONTINUE READING

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