Bulimia nervosa and long-term risk of cardiovascular disease, death among women


What The Study Did:

Bulimia nervosa (binge eating followed by purging) is a common psychiatric disease in women. This observational study examined the association between bulimia nervosa and the risk of long-term cardiovascular disease and death during 12 years of follow-up using hospitalization data for a large group of women in Canada.


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Nathalie Auger, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.P.C., of the Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec in Canada, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.2914)


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