publication . Article . 2005

Frequency and Phenomenology of Self-Inflicted Injuries in Colombian Women with Eating Disorders

Rodríguez G, Maritza; Guerrero, Stella;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 30 Sep 2005
  • Publisher: Asociacion Colombiana de Psiquiatria.
Abstract
Para la realización del estudio se evaluaron tanto la frecuencia de las lesiones autoinfligidas sin intencionalidad suicida consciente como las variables asociadas con el riesgo de presentar este tipo de conducta, en 362 mujeres con anorexia nerviosa (n = 130), bulimia nerviosa (n = 141) o trastorno por atracones de alimentación (n = 91), atendidas en un programa ambulatorio en la ciudad de Bogotá, entre junio de 1997 y enero de 2005. Se encontraron 82 mujeres (22,6%) que, además de los síntomas anoréxicos o bulímicos, se cortaban o quemaban la piel, se golpeaban la cabeza u otras partes del cuerpo hasta sentir dolor, se mutilaban dedos u otras partes del cuerpo...
Subjects
free text keywords: heridas, trastornos de la conducta alimentaria, comorbilidad, injury, eating disorders, comorbidity
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