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Identifying Patients with Eating Disorders

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Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses with a range of potentially life-threatening medical complications that are often difficult to identify when the patient is being treated for an acute medical issue. This quick-reference guide can help you identify a patient suffering with an eating disorder through common physical and behavioral signs and symptoms.

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