laxative abuse

Known as: habit laxative, abuse laxative, abuse of laxatives 
 
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE Laxative abuse is common in patients with anorexia and bulimia nervosa and has been associated with longer duration of… (More)
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1996
1996
OBJECTIVE The results of the scant research on laxative abuse among women with eating disorders suggest that laxative abuse is a… (More)
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1993
1993
Anthranoid-containing laxatives--aloe, cascara, frangula, and rheum--may play a role in colorectal cancer. This risk is… (More)
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1989
1989
The costs and medical benefits of an early, routine laxative screening test in patients with diarrhoea of uncertain origin was… (More)
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Review
1988
Review
1988
Two types of laxative abuse are described, namely habitual abuse and surreptitious abuse. Phenolphthalein and the anthraquinone… (More)
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1986
1986
Two groups of bulimic patients, one group characterized by a pattern of laxative abuse for purposes of weight control and the… (More)
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1984
1984
Following a television documentary on bulimia nervosa, people who thought that they had this type of eating problem were asked to… (More)
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1983
1983
We have added two cases of finger clubbing in laxative-abusing patients to the four other cases recorded in the literature… (More)
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1981
1981
Abuse of laxatives, most of them belonging to the group of colonic stimulants or cathartics, can cause various disorders… (More)
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1980
1980
Laxative abuse syndrome (LAS) is a type of Münchausen syndrome characterized by surreptitious abuse of purgatives. Clinical… (More)
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