Mathews Journal of Psychiatry & Mental Health


Previous Issues Volume 5, Issue 1 - 2020

Eating Disorders and Personality Disorders


Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Corresponding author: Sam VAKNIN, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia, E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: July 09, 2020
Published Date: September 25, 2020
Copyright: VAKNIN S. (2020).
Citation: VAKNIN S. (2020). Eating Disorders and Personality Disorders. Mathews J Psychiatry Ment Health. (5)1:26.    


The Eating Disordered Patient

Eating disorders - notably Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa - are complex phenomena. The patient with eating disorder maintains a distorted view of her body as too fat or as somehow defective (she may have a body dysmorphic disorder). Many patients with eating disorders are found in professions where body form and image are emphasized (e.g., ballet students, fashion models, actors). 

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