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ERIC Number: EJ364594
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Scope and Significance of Eating Disorders.
Mitchell, James E.; Eckert, Elke D.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v55 n5 p628-34 Oct 1987
Describes the increasing prevalence of anorexia nervosa and bulimia in many industrialized societies, and their association with significant morbidity and mortality. Discusses the genetic risks for the development of anorexia nervosa, and treatment strategies. Of these, pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy, particularly those incorporating cognitive-behavioral principles, appear useful. (Author/KS)
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Eating Disorders