Anorexia nervosa associated with hormonal replacement therapy in an adolescent with gonadal dysgenesis

R. Weizman, A. Weizman, S. Tyano, H. Wijsenbeek, Z. Dickerman, A. Galatzer, Z. Laron

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Abstract

The case of a 17 1/2 -year-old girl with gonadal dysgenesis who developed anorexia nervosa is described. Possible causes for the occurrence of anorexia nervosa in patients with gonadal dysgenesis such as hormonal treatment, fluctuations in the body image and gender identity are postulated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-80
Number of pages6
JournalIsrael Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences
Volume19
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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