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Uncommon Eating/Weight Disorders Related to Amenorrhea, Infertility and Problematic Pregnancy

  • W. Vandereycken

Abstract

Anorexia nervosa (better described as ‘Magersucht’ or ‘pursuit of thinness’) and psychosomatic obesity are well known eating/weight disorders which have to be included in the differential diagnosis of primary or secondary amenorrhea, labeled as ‘psychogenic’ (see e.g. Fries 1974).

Keywords

Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorder Bulimia Nervosa Psychosomatic Symptom Secondary Amenorrhea 
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