Anorexia Nervosa and Comorbid Psychopathology.

Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets. 2018 Feb 12;:

Authors: Marucci S, Ragione LD, De Iaco G, Mococci T, Vicini M, Guastamacchia E, Triggiani V

There is great interest, supported by clinical experience, in the relationship between Eating Disorders (EDs) and psychiatric symptoms and diseases. The psychopathology of EDs is also referred to many risk and protective factors, and there is some evidence in the literature, also about genetic and neurobiological factors involved. EDs are often associated with pre-morbid psychiatric disorders, personality disorders, substance abuse, mood and anxiety disorders. The great amount of scientific articles dealing with the relationship between EDs and psychopathology confirms the complexity of these problems and the difficulties in diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this review is to examine and synthesize the recent scientific literature on this topic, in particular the complex relationship between Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and Neuropsychiatric Disorders.

PMID: 29437020 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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