The youth peak in the acuity of eating disorders

Stephen Allison, Tarun Bastiampillai, Jeffrey C.L. Looi

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To the Editor
Phillipou et al. (2020) have drawn attention to the life-threatening starvation effects of anorexia nervosa (AN) and distinguished these effects from the other concurrent and continuing psychopathology of the illness. They emphasise that refeeding is not a specific treatment for the full AN syndrome, but is essential for the medical management of starvation...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)923-924
Number of pages2
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number9
Early online date3 Nov 2020
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2021


  • eating disorders
  • anorexia nervosa
  • Australian hospital admissions


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