Eating disorders: Screening, identification & Referral Guide

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Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses with a range of potentially life-threatening medical complications. This guide can help you identify and assess eating disorders through common physical, behavioural and psychological symptoms and signs.

 

 

 

AuthorNEDC
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Year2018
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