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
CitationsGwirtsman 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 ofMay 3, 2017
Current as of:
May 3, 2017
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
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