The prevalence and correlates of eating disorders in adult emergency department patients.

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Summary of "The prevalence and correlates of eating disorders in adult emergency department patients."

This study describes the prevalence of eating disorders among adult patients who present to the emergency department for medical care and examines the relationship between eating disorders, depression, and substance use disorders.


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Name: The International journal of eating disorders
ISSN: 1098-108X


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The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.

The practice of redirecting ambulances and patients seeking urgent care from one emergency department to others for various reasons such as overcrowding and shortage of skilled staff.

Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.

Mental disorders related to feeding and eating that are usually diagnosed in infancy or early childhood.

Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.

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