Longitudinal Studies of Sleep and Hormonal Secretion in Male Anorectic Patients: Preliminary Observations

  • J. D. Bergiannaki
  • C. R. Soldatos
  • P. N. Sakkas
  • C. Christodoulou
  • S. Pitoulis
  • G. Tolis
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Anorexia Nervosa is a psychophysiologic disorder of self-imposed starvation, which is accompanied by metabolic and endocrine alterations1,2. The underlying etiology of the disorder remains an enigma despite a large volume of clinical and laboratory data3. Further, some of the research findings concerning the anorectic state have been inconsistent4.


Luteinizing Hormone Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorder Thyroid Stimulate Hormone Ideal Body Weight 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Bergiannaki
    • 1
  • C. R. Soldatos
    • 1
  • P. N. Sakkas
    • 1
  • C. Christodoulou
    • 1
  • S. Pitoulis
    • 1
  • G. Tolis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, Eginition HospitalAthens University Medical SchoolAthensGreece

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