Anorexia nervosa in adolescent males: a review and case study.


Journal Article (Review)

The clinical presentation of anorexia nervosa among males is quite rare. This paper examines the personality and developmental issues of anorexia nervosa in adolescent males through a comprehensive review of the literature and a case presentation. In addition, this paper will demonstrate the application of the empirical literature in the development of a conceptual model to identify critical diagnostic and psychotherapeutic issues within the assessment of a clinically rare case, a male adolescent with anorexia nervosa.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hamlett, KW; Curry, JF

Published Date

  • 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 79 - 94

PubMed ID

  • 2249497

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2249497

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-398X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/bf00706117


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States