• Weight loss predicts complications in anorexia

    One year ago - By Healio

    Study results published in the Journal of Adolescent Health showed that total weight loss and recent weight loss were stronger predictors than admission weight for several important clinical complications in teenagers with restrictive eating disorders.
    “In adolescents with [anorexia nervosa and atypical anorexia nervosa ], the relative contribution of current weight compared to the total amount of weight loss or recent weight loss on the emergence of physical and psychological complications is unknown,” Melissa Whitelaw, PhD candidate at the Royal Children's
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