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Anorexia Nervosa in Twins: Is the Etiology Psychotic or Psychogenic?

  • H. Schepank

Abstract

Discussion about psychosomatic disorders could include their relationship with neuroses and psychoses. Such elaboration, however, demands preliminary reflections and, above all, an agreement concerning definitions and classifications. This writer shall present the defined pattern of disease, with an attempt to report on some new results with regards to anorexia nervosa (AN).

Keywords

Anorexia Nervosa Twin Pair Monozygotic Twin Minimum Weight Dizygotic Twin 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Schepank
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Institute for Mental HealthMannheimWest Germany

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