Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 27th, 1998
Although only 10 percent of patients seen for initial treatment still had anorexia 12 years later, reported Patrick F. Sullivan, MD, and colleagues at the Virginia Commonwealth University, many without anorexia still had low body weight, traits of perfectionism, and higher rates of depression, alcohol dependence, and anxiety disorders. Thus, treating only weight loss in anorexics addresses only part of the problem.
Their findings were presented in the July 1998 issue of the...
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