Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Eating Disorders

Valli K. Ekvall, Shirley W. Ekvall, Michael Farrell and Asad Dalia

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders

Published in print April 2017 | ISBN: 9780199398911
Published online April 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780199398942 | DOI:
Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Eating Disorders

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This chapter discusses anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorders, including biochemical and clinical abnormalities, complications, factors to be considered in nutritional evaluation (e.g., behavior, laboratory values, anthropometric measures, physical signs), dietary management, nutrition, hospital treatment, medications, behavior modification, and follow-up care.

Keywords: anorexia; bulimia; eating disorders; binge eating disorder; dietary management; behavior modification

Chapter.  8380 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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