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    Anorexia: Other Health Problems That May Occur

    Anorexia: Other Health Problems That May Occur

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    It is not clear whether other mental health disorders occur before or as a result of anorexia nervosa . Treatment can be difficult when a person has anorexia along with other mental health disorders. Some of the most common mental health disorders that can be present with anorexia include: 1

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    1. Gwirtsman HE, et al., (2008). Eating disorders. In MH Ebert et al., eds., Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Psychiatry, 2nd ed., pp. 456?469. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer W. Stewart Agras, MD, FRCPC - Psychiatry
    Last Revised August 25, 2011

    Last Revised: August 25, 2011

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