Year: 2014 Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research.(2013).47(5):617Ð621.DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2013.01.005 SIEC No: 20140210

Eating disorders are serious psychiatric illnesses with high levels of suicidality and high comorbidity. However, no study has established the extent to which suicidality is uniquely associated with eating disorders rather than attributable to comorbid mood, anxiety, or substance use disorders. The current study examined whether unique associations between eating disorders and suicidality exist and whether potential associations differ by eating disorder diagnosis.

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