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Can birth weight predict later body composition in anorexia nervosa?

Mattar, L
Godart, N
Melchior, J-C
Published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2012, vol. 66, no. 8, p. 964-7
Abstract The relationship between birth weight and body composition at later stages in life was not studied previously in anorexia nervosa (AN). The aim of the following brief report is to present results concerning the relationship between birth weight and later body composition specifically in AN, and to check if the programming of body composition from birth weight is still detected in severely emaciated AN patients.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAnorexia Nervosa/physiopathologyBirth WeightBody CompositionBody Mass IndexFemaleFranceHumansProspective StudiesPubertyRegression AnalysisYoung Adult
PMID: 22378228
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MATTAR, L et al. Can birth weight predict later body composition in anorexia nervosa?. In: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2012, vol. 66, n° 8, p. 964-7. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2012.21 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:28857

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