The youth peak in the acuity of eating disorders

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

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Abstract

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
Number of pages2
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Early online date3 Nov 2020
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 3 Nov 2020

Keywords

  • eating disorders
  • anorexia nervosa
  • Australian hospital admissions

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