The Impact of Comorbid Depressive and Anxiety Disorders on Severity of Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent Girls

  title={The Impact of Comorbid Depressive and Anxiety Disorders on Severity of Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent Girls},
  author={A. Brand-Gothelf and S. Leor and A. Apter and S. Fennig},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  • A. Brand-Gothelf, S. Leor, +1 author S. Fennig
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
  • Abstract We examined the impact of comorbid depression and anxiety disorders on the severity of anorexia nervosa (AN) in adolescent girls. Adolescent girls with AN (N = 88) were divided into one group with and another group without comorbid disorders, and selected subjective and objective measures of illness severity were compared between the two groups. The comorbid group had significantly higher scores than the noncomorbid group for all four subscales and total scores of the Eating Disorders… CONTINUE READING
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