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Community-Based Eating Disorder Research in Males: A Call to Action

01 Jun 2018

Eating disorders (EDs) are among the most pernicious of psychiatric disorders and typically develop in adolescence. In fact, EDs rank among the leading causes of chronic illness in adolescence [1] and may render an array of multisystemic organ damage that includes cardiac complications, structural and functional brain impairment, early-onset bone disease, and in some instances, death [2]. The prevention, detection, and treatment of EDs are therefore of much importance to adolescents and their health-care providers.

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