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Hematologic abnormalities simulating anorexia nervosa in an obligatory athlete.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6720736     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Obligatory runners and patients with anorexia nervosa share psychologic characteristics. The intensely atheletic person described in this report demonstrated hematologic abnormalities identical to those previously reported in anorexia nervosa. These findings, as well as nonhematologic features of the case, support the contention that obligatory running and anorexia nervosa represent interrelated disorders.
Authors:
R B Liberman; J Palek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of medicine     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0002-9343     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med.     Publication Date:  1984 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-05     Completed Date:  1984-06-05     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0267200     Medline TA:  Am J Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  950-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anorexia Nervosa / diagnosis*,  psychology
Diagnosis, Differential
Hematologic Diseases / diagnosis*,  psychology
Humans
Jogging
Male
Physical Exertion*

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