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Screening for Childhood Eating Disorders in Primary Care

Authors
  • Janiece E. DeSocio
  • Julie K. O'Toole
  • Steven J. Nemirow
  • Megan E. Lukach
  • Mark G. Magee
Publisher
Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Medicine
License
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Abstract

Objective: Early identification is essential to reduce disabling complications of eating disorders that occur during stages of bone growth and organ development. This study sought to examine health-screening practices of pediatricians and adolescent medicine physicians in a metropolitan area of the Pacific Northwest.

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