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Zinc Supplementation in Anorexia Nervosa

  title={Zinc Supplementation in Anorexia Nervosa},
  author={J. Greenblatt and Desiree D. Delane},
Every 62 minutes, someone in the United States dies as a direct result of an eating disorder (Eating Disorders Coalition, 2016). That fatality is most likely linked to Anorexia Nervosa (AN). As not only the deadliest eating disorder, but the mental illness with the highest mortality rate, Anorexia-Nervosa is a serious epidemiological crisis. AN is officially distinguished by DSM-V criteria by an inability and refusal to maintain an appropriate body weight based on a distorted body image and an… CONTINUE READING
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