NEDC Fact Sheet - Anorexia Nervosa

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Nine-year follow-up of girls with anorexia nervosa and their siblings: Retrospective perceptions of parental bonding and the influence of illness on their everyday life

Background Few previous anorexia nervosa (AN) studies include siblings.

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Restrictive eating behaviors are a nonweight-based marker of severity in anorexia nervosa

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare the type and frequency of restrictive eating behaviors across the two subtypes of anorexia nervosa (AN; restricting [ANr] and binge eating/purging [ANbp]) using ecological momentary assessment (EMA) and to determine whether subtype differences in restrictive eating behaviors were attributable to severity of the disorder or the frequency of binge eating.

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What can food-image tasks teach us about anorexia nervosa? A systematic review.

A salient feature of anorexia nervosa (AN) is the persistent and severe restriction of food, such that dietary intake is inadequate to maintain a healthy body weight.

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Randomized clinical trial comparing family-based treatment with adolescent-focused individual therapy for adolescents with anorexia nervosa

CONTEXT: Evidence-based treatment trials for adolescents with anorexia nervosa are few.

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