Males with Non-suicidal Self-Injury and Eating Disorder: A Unique Approach

  • Fernando Fernández-ArandaEmail author
  • Susana Jimenez-Murcia
  • Isabel Sánchez
  • Mohammed Anisul Islam
  • José M. Menchón


Although in general population research, the variable gender has been considered in many studies, in mental disorders NSSI has basically been studied in female patients and more in those individuals with comorbid Axis II disorders (Nitkowski & Petermann, 2011). In ED literature, males have frequently been neglected due to low prevalence rates (Núñez-Navarro et al., 2012; Claes et al., 2012).


Eating Disorder Personality Disorder Pathological Gambling Dialectical Behavior Therapy Harm Avoidance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando Fernández-Aranda
    • 1
    Email author
  • Susana Jimenez-Murcia
    • 1
  • Isabel Sánchez
    • 1
  • Mohammed Anisul Islam
    • 1
  • José M. Menchón
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity Hospital of Bellvitge-IDIBELL and CIBEROBNBarcelonaSpain

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