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The depressive symptoms of bulimia nervosa.

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Standardised measures of mental state were used to compare patients with bulimia nervosa with those with major depressive disorder. The two groups were found to be similar in terms of severity of psychiatric disturbance, as measured by the Montgomery and Asberg Scale and the Present State Examination. Noteworthy symptomatic differences were a greater frequency of obsessional ruminations and anxiety amongst the first group, and a greater frequency of depressed mood, apparent sadness, and suici...

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10.1192/bjp.148.3.268

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
148
Issue:
MAR.
Pages:
268-274
Publication date:
1986-03-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:f5c53996-df6e-4827-994c-f3197f6fe64d
Source identifiers:
205465
Local pid:
pubs:205465

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