Which psychiatric findings suggest anorexia nervosa?

Updated: Jun 10, 2019
  • Author: Bettina E Bernstein, DO; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
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Behaviorally, a patient may demonstrate a flat affect and display psychomotor retardation, especially in the later stages of the disease. Cases of acute psychosis in anorexia nervosa from Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome due to severe thiamine deficiency have been reported. [88]


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