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The Epidemic of Anorexia Nervosa: Myth or Reality?

By Sandra Torres, Marina Guerra, Filipa Vieira, Kylee Miller, António Roma-Torres and Isabel Brandão

Submitted: April 7th 2011Reviewed: September 4th 2011Published: February 22nd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/32134

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Sandra Torres, Marina Guerra, Filipa Vieira, Kylee Miller, António Roma-Torres and Isabel Brandão (February 22nd 2012). The Epidemic of Anorexia Nervosa: Myth or Reality?, Relevant topics in Eating Disorders, Ignacio Jauregui-Lobera, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/32134. Available from:

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