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Childhood body mass index in adolescent-onset anorexia nervosa.

Journal article
Authors Staci A Berkowitz
Ashley A Witt
Christopher Gillberg
Maria Råstam
Elisabet Wentz
Michael R Lowe
Published in The International journal of eating disorders
Volume 49
Issue 11
Pages 1002–1009
ISSN 1098-108X
Publication year 2016
Published at Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre
Pages 1002–1009
Language en
Keywords BMI; adolescence; adolescent; anorexia nervosa; body mass index; childhood; development; eating disorders; weight
Subject categories Child and adolescent psychiatry


Although weight history is relevant in predicting eating disorder symptom severity, little is known about its role in the etiology of anorexia nervosa (AN). This study aimed to determine whether BMI or BMI trajectory differed between individuals who later developed adolescent-onset AN and a comparison group of HCs between school grades 1 through 6.

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