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Bulimia: its epidemiology and management.

Abstract:

The prevalence of the syndromes bulimia and bulimia nervosa is not known. Although existing epidemiological studies have produced somewhat conflicting findings, it appears likely that these syndromes constitute a significant source of psychiatric morbidity. It is interesting to note that prior to 1980 there appear to have been few patients who fulfil diagnostic criteria for these syndromes, whereas since then the number of such patients seems to have greatly increased. Whilst it is possible t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Research publications - Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease
Volume:
62
Pages:
235-258
Publication date:
1984-01-01
ISSN:
0091-7443
URN:
uuid:1b73ae28-30e8-43ff-a3ad-a6358f85f066
Source identifiers:
205482
Local pid:
pubs:205482

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