Year: 1986 Source: New Directions for Mental Health Services, no.31, (Fall 1986), p.13-19 SIEC No: 19901529

Discusses anorexia nervosa as a possible variant of an affective & mood disorder. Case examples are given of depression, substance abuse & suicide attempts in anorectic patients. The suggestion is made that there may be 2 separate populations of anorectics, those with & without affective disorder. 12 refs.