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Anorexia Nervosa: A Study of 50 Hospitalized Cases

  • Suzanne Dongier
  • Mounir Samy

Abstract

When one reads the century-old description of Anorexia Nervosa, he is striken by how similar it is to the cases of today.

Keywords

Body Image Anorexia Nervosa Mood Change Average Weight Loss Valid Case 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Suzanne Dongier
    • 1
  • Mounir Samy
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryMcGill UniversityMontreal, P.2.Canada
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryMontreal Childrens HospitalCanada

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