Anorexia Nervosa: Beyond boundaries

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Abstract

Objective

To describe Anorexia Nervosa in a patient from the Middle-East where this condition is believed to be rare.

Method

The diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa was based on detailed history and physical examination, and was in accordance with DSM-IV diagnostic criteria.

Discussion

Anorexia Nervosa should not be overlooked in Middle-Eastern cultures. Local values may play an important role in the management of the disease. © 2008 by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Int J Eat Disord, 2009

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