[Anorexia in prepubescent adolescents]

Soins Pediatr Pueric. 2017 Sep-Oct;38(298):34-37. doi: 10.1016/j.spp.2017.06.011.
[Article in French]


Anorexia in young prepubescent patients is often linked to clinical signs occurring in early childhood. While therapies offer somatic, dietetic or medication-based treatments, the psychotherapeutic approach gives children and their families the opportunity to talk.

Keywords: adolescent; anorexia; anorexie mentale; child; enfant; facteur de risque; famille; family; prepubescent; prépubère; risk factor.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adolescent Behavior / psychology*
  • Anorexia / diagnosis*
  • Anorexia / psychology
  • Anorexia / therapy*
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Risk Factors