Obsessions and compulsions in anorexia nervosa subtypes.

TitleObsessions and compulsions in anorexia nervosa subtypes.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsHalmi, KA, Sunday SR, Klump KL, Strober M, Leckman JF, Fichter M, Kaplan A, Woodside B, Treasure J, Berrettini WH, Al Shabboat M, Bulik CM, Kaye WH
JournalThe International journal of eating disorders
Volume33
Issue3
Pagination308-19
Date Published2003 Apr
ISSN0276-3478
KeywordsAdult, Anorexia Nervosa, Compulsive Behavior, Female, Humans, Obsessive Behavior, Phenotype, Risk Factors
Abstract

Obsession and compulsions in anorexia nervosa (AN) patients are often confused with the preoccupations and rituals that are characteristic of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We examined the type and frequency of characteristic OCD obsessions and compulsions in a large sample of AN patients.

DOI10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.650
Alternate JournalInt J Eat Disord