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Eating Disorders in Adolescence

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Identification of eating disorders, especially atypical or with mild restrictions of food intake is a frequent challenge for clinicians working with adolescents. The knowledge of risk and promoting factors and a basic comprehension of metabolic and endocrine mechanisms involved in adaptation to energy deficiency is helpful for the diagnostic evaluation. The recommended management of ED is multidisciplinary integrating physical and psychological support.

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Bruni, V., Dei, M. (2018). Eating Disorders in Adolescence. In: Fulghesu, A. (eds) Good Practice in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Springer, Cham.

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