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Original article

Some problems of eating disorders etiology and pathogenesis

KATARZYNA WŁODARCZYK-BISAGA1
1. Kliniki Psychiatrii Dzieci i Młodzieży IPiN w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1992, 2, 59-72
Keywords: eating disorders, individual factors, family, socio-cultural factors

Abstract

An overview of theoretical explanations of both anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa etiology is presented in the paper. In the theories individual psychological familial and socio-cultural factors affecting the onset and course of eating disorders are taken into account.

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Katarzyna Włodarczyk-Bisaga,
Klinika Psychiatrii Dzieci i Młodzieży IPiN,
AL Sobieskiego 1/9,02-957 Warszawa