The clinical basis of orthorexia nervosa: emerging perspectives

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Koven, Nancy; Abry,Alexandra;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Dove Press
  • Journal: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment (issn: 1178-2021)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2147/NDT.S61665
  • Subject: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment

Nancy S Koven, Alexandra W Abry Department of Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, USA Abstract: Orthorexia nervosa describes a pathological obsession with proper nutrition that is characterized by a restrictive diet, ritualized patterns of eating, and rigid avoid... View more
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