Anorexia nervosa and cancer: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

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Catalá-López, Ferrán; Hutton, Brian; Driver, Jane A.; Ridao, Manuel; Valderas, José M.; Gènova-Maleras, Ricard; Forés-Martos, Jaume; Alonso-Arroyo, Adolfo; Saint-Gerons, Diego Macías; Vieta, Eduard; Valencia, Alfonso; Tabarés-Seisdedos, Rafael;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Systematic Reviews,volume 6 (issn: 2046-4053, eissn: 2046-4053)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s13643-017-0540-5, pmc: PMC5504548
  • Subject: Epidemiological study | Eating disorder | R | Protocol | Anorèxia nerviosa | Càncer | Meta-analysis | Bibliometria | Cancer | Medicine | Anorexia nervosa | Systematic review

Background Anorexia nervosa is characterized by a severe restriction of caloric intake, low body weight, fear of gaining weight or of becoming fat, and disturbance of body image. Pathogenesis of the disorder may include genetic predisposition, hormonal changes and a com... View more
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