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Case Report

Diagnostic Crossover from Obesity to Atypical Anorexia Nervosa – a Case Report

Wolter H. · Schneider N. · Pfeiffer E. · Lehmkuhl U.

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Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

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Heike Wolter, MD, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin – Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany, Tel. +49 30/450 566 210, heike.wolter@charite.de

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Obes Facts 2009;2:52–53

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A 15-year-old, female, formerly obese adolescent was referred to our day care clinic due to self-induced massive weight loss and depressive symptoms. Intense treatment, additional dialectical behavioral therapy and psychopharmacological treatment prevented further weight loss and improved her affective state. Due to remaining anorexic symptoms such as body image distortion, outpatient psychotherapeutic treatment is continued. This case report indicates the importance of further research on diagnostic crossover from obesity to atypical anorexia nervosa.

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Published online: February 03, 2009
Issue release date: February 2009

Number of Print Pages: 2
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1662-4025 (Print)
eISSN: 1662-4033 (Online)

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