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Date of Publication: 30-Apr-2018

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Feeding and eating disorders associated with anxiety and depression to a adolescent

– case study –

Author: Voichita Ana Soldan, Adriana Neghirla

Category: Medical


Feeding and eating disorders is a group of psychopathological disorders present in both adults and children and adolescents, but the highest incidence is seen in adolescents and youths, predominantly female. We present the case of a teenager in whom feeding and eating disorders type manifestations start at the age of 13 years and at the age of 19 years it is structured as an atypical nervous anorexia, restrictive type, mild form, in the context of a psychoemotional imbalance and decreased self-esteem, with favorable evolution after 6 months of sychotherapy.

Keywords: Feeding and eating disorders, anxiety, depression, adolescent


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