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Walter H. Kaye, MD

Walter H. Kaye, MD

Dr Kaye is Director of the Eating Disorders Program and Professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine.

 

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How are individuals with anorexia nervosa able to ignore signals regarding hunger that otherwise motivate eating, even when they are severely emaciated? Expert insights and online coverage by Psychiatric Times during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa—or a combination of the two—share body image distortions and are associated with a great deal of other comorbid symptoms.

Bulimia nervosa is a disorder with a complex cause. The disorder is most commonly seen in women, generally with onset in adolescence.

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