The Perfect Storm - A Bio-Psycho-Social Risk Model for Developing and Maintaining Eating Disorders

@inproceedings{Frank2016ThePS,
  title={The Perfect Storm - A Bio-Psycho-Social Risk Model for Developing and Maintaining Eating Disorders},
  author={Guido K. W. Frank},
  booktitle={Front. Behav. Neurosci.},
  year={2016}
}
The eating disorders (EDs), anorexia nervosa (AN), and bulimia nervosa (BN) are severe psychiatric disorders of unknown etiology. EDs usually begin during adolescence and occur most commonly in females (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). The diagnostic criteria for AN include restriction of energy intake leading to significantly low body weight, intense fear of gaining weight, or persistent behaviors that interfere with weight gain, and disturbance in the way one's body weight, or shape… CONTINUE READING

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