How to treat eating disorders in primary care
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How to treat eating disorders in primary care

Pam Hodge Lecturer, Practice learning, Middlesex University, London

Eating disorders have long-term consequences for all aspects of health and are associated with the highest mortality rate among all mental disorders. Three recent studies highlight the growing incidence of eating disorders in general practice; discuss how orthorexia nervosa is a distinct diagnosis; and describe nurses’ training needs

Primary Health Care. 30, 4, 9-9. doi: 10.7748/phc.30.4.9.s4

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