Anorexia Nervosa and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in a Prepubertal Patient with Bone Dysplasia: A Case Report


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Abstract

Objective:The current article describes the case of a 13-year-old girl with body dysplasia, anorexia nervosa, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).Method:She was given cognitive-behavioral therapy and pharmacologic treatment for the obsessive-compulsive symptomatology and exogenous growth hormone to increase her height.Results:She experienced an adequate weight and height increase and remission of obsessive-compulsive symptomatology, and reestablished adequate social and academic functioning.Conclusion:After a follow-up of almost 2 years, she had had her menarche, continued her positive eating habits, and had not relapsed into OCD. © 2005 by Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

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