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Reprinted from Eating Disorders Review
May/June Volume 26, Number 3
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Comorbid Eating Disorders and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Etiology and Treatment Implications
By Karen S. Mitchell, PhD
Women’s Health Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Eating disorders have high rates of comorbidity with other disorders, including PTSD. However, to date there are no established treatments for eating disorders and comorbid PTSD. Thorough psychiatric evaluations, including assessment for trauma histories, in patients with eating disorders, may help determine what, if any, role trauma may play in the onset of the patient’s eating disorder.


  • Augmentation Therapy for Inpatients with Anorexia Nervosa
  • A Risk and Maintenance Model for Bulimia Nervosa
  • Shared Genetic Risk, Suicidality, and Eating Disorders
  • Augmentation Therapy for Inpatients with Anorexia Nervosa
  • And much more
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