The Management of Eating Disorders Where There Is a Comorbid Personality Disorder

  • Andrea BrownEmail author


  • What is the prevalence of eating disorders with comorbid personality disorders, and how do they overlap?

  • Should we in fact diagnose the presence of personality disorder at all?

  • Which personality disorders are most commonly associated with eating disorders?

  • How are personality disorders diagnosed in the context of eating disorders?

  • Are there any disorders which could be confused with personality disorders?

  • What are the best treatment options for patients with an eating disorder with a comorbid personality disorder and where can they best access care?


Andrea Brown

is a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in eating disorders at the Retreat in York, where co-morbid personality disorders are also treated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The RetreatYorkUK

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