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Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

  • Donald A. Williamson
  • Shannon B. Sebastian
  • Paula J. Varnado
Part of the Springer Series in Rehabilitation and Health book series (SSRH)

Abstract

The eating disorders, anorexia and bulimia nervosa, have been the focus of extensive research throughout the last 15 years. This chapter discusses issues related to diagnosis, prevalence, etiology, assessment, and treatment. The emphasis is on recent research advances. A final section pertaining to future directions describes new areas of research that are emerging in the 1990s.

Keywords

Body Image Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorder Binge Eating Bulimia Nervosa 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald A. Williamson
    • 1
  • Shannon B. Sebastian
    • 1
  • Paula J. Varnado
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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