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Predictive factors of social disability in anorexic and bulimic patients
Eating and Weight Disorders
AN - Peer Reviewed Journal: 2005-03763-002 MA - Godart [Nathalie: email@example.com LG - English LO - France Empirical Study. Quantitative Study. Journal Article PT - Peer Reviewed Journal RF - APA. (1989). DSM-III-R.: Manuel diagnostique et statistique des troubles mentaux. Traduction francaise par J.-D. Guelfi et al., Paris, France, 1989 Institution : Psychiatry Department, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France Psychiatry Department, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France Psychiatry Department, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France University Hospital Center of Saint Etienne, Psychiatric Services, Saint Etienne, France Saint Jacques Hospital, Addictions Unit, Nantes, France University Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services, SUPEA Department of Research, Geneva, Switzerland University of Besancon Hospital Center, Besancon, France University Hospital Sector, CHS P. Pinel, Amiens, France Psychiatry Department, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France Psychiatry Department, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France INSERM/CNRS UMR 7593, La Salpetriere Hospital, Paris, France SAPHIRID:48137
(from the journal abstract) Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine whether subjects suffering from anorexia nervosa (AN) or bulimia nervosa (BN) would demonstrate more severe social disability than a control group; and whether social disability could be best explained as a function of the eating disorder itself or as a function of comorbid anxiety or depressive disorders. Method: Subjects were 166 AN subjects, 105 BN subjects and 271 control subjects matched for age, sex and socio-economic status. Prevalence of anxiety or depressive disorders was assessed (through the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview), and social functioning was measured (through the Groningen scale). Results: The majority of AN and BN subjects demonstrated social disability in the "social role" (leisure time, time spent with friends) and the "occupational role" (work or educational activities). A regression analysis was employed to uncover predictive factors of social disability. Eating disorders (AN and BN), anxiety disorders and depression accounted for a large portion of social disability. Discussion: Anxiety and depressive disorders appear to play an important role in the type of social disability demonstrated in eating disorder patients. Therapeutic implications are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
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