Validity and utility of subtyping anorexia nervosa.

  title={Validity and utility of subtyping anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Christine M Peat and James E. Mitchell and Hans W Hoek and Stephen A. Wonderlich},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={42 7},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to review the available literature that addresses the predictive validity and utility of subtyping patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) into binge/purge and restrictor subtypes. METHOD Literature was reviewed including studies that compared individuals with subtype diagnoses on clinical and outcome variables as well as more recent research examining the frequency of diagnostic crossover. RESULTS Several studies found that in general the binge/purge… CONTINUE READING

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