The plight of a female adolescent-anorexia or bulimia: An overview

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The recognition of the eating disorders of anorexia and bulimia is increasing in practice and with the public. An overview of anorexia nervosa and bulimia is presented. Nursing management of four priority nursing diagnoses is explored to assist the female adolescent during the treatment course. A multidisciplinary team approach is necessary for a successful outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-298
Number of pages10
JournalIssues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1986


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  • Pediatrics

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