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Understanding Eating Disorders in Young People.

Burton, Madeleine ORCID: (2014) Understanding Eating Disorders in Young People. Practice Nursing, 25 (12). pp. 606-610. ISSN Print: 0964-9271

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An outline of the causes of eating disorders in young people. Including anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa has the highest morbidity of any mental illness. Children and young people require treatment from a systemic view. Practice nurses can be in a unique position in being able to identify early signs. Practice nurses have opportunities to make links with CAMHS and can have an ongoing role given the average length of illness is 5 years.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, children, young people
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Allied Health and Community
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Depositing User: Madeleine Burton
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2015 09:34
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2020 10:17

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