Anorexia: Other Health Problems That May Occur

Anorexia: Other Health Problems That May Occur

Topic Overview

It is not clear whether other mental health disorders occur before or as a result of anorexia nervosa . Treatment can be difficult when a person has anorexia along with other mental health disorders. Some of the most common mental health disorders that can be present with anorexia include: 1

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Citations

  1. Gwirtsman HE, et al., (2008). Eating disorders. In MH Ebert et al., eds., Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Psychiatry, 2nd ed., pp. 456–469. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerW. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
Last RevisedAugust 25, 2011

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