[Eating disorders in adolescence: anorexia in children]

Pediatr Med Chir. 2001 Mar-Apr;23(2):111-3.
[Article in Italian]


When doctor visits adolescents have to pay attention to the massage of body like a mirror of difficulty about growth. Adolescents change their eating habits because they need to distinguish to the family. The doctor have to see first signals of more serious behaviour join to eating: anorexia nervosa.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Anorexia* / diagnosis
  • Anorexia* / psychology
  • Anorexia* / therapy
  • Humans