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First Familial Study Of Anorexia Nervosa In Men Shows Nine-Fold Increase Of Risk Among Women In Immediate Family

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March 30, 2001
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University Of California, Los Angeles
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Women contract full or partial anorexia nervosa more than nine times more frequently when a man in the family has the eating disorder, a new UCLA study shows. The study, published in the April edition of the International Journal of Eating Disorders, is the first familial study of men with anorexia nervosa.

Women contract full or partial anorexia nervosa more than nine times more frequently when a man in the family has the eating disorder, a new UCLA study shows.


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