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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
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.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerW. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
& W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
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