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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000405157.98547.90
Feature: MENTAL HEALTH

Dying to be thin: Identifying and managing eating disorders

Garzon, Dawn Lee PhD, CPNP-BC, FAANP; Figgemeier, Molly E. MSN, CPNP

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Abstract

Eating disorders have the highest mortality of all the mental health disorders. A missed diagnosis increases the risk of death significantly. The purpose of this article is to provide the practicing NP with evidence-based strategies to identify, manage, and refer individuals with eating disorders.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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