Eating Disorders

  • Andrew W. Brotman
  • David B. Herzog

Abstract

The eating disorders discussed in this chapter include two syndromes: anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN). Both have increased in prevalence over the last 20 years and are characterized by disturbed eating behavior and body image. See Tables 1 and 2 for the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III) and DSM-IIIR criteria.

Keywords

Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorder Binge Eating Bulimia Nervosa Opiate Antagonist 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew W. Brotman
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • David B. Herzog
    • 4
    • 2
  1. 1.Social and Community PsychiatryMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  3. 3.Outpatient ServicesErich Lindemann Mental Health CenterBostonUSA
  4. 4.Eating Disorders ClinicMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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