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How many people die each year from anorexia nervosa?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Too many

The lifetime mortality rate for those with anorexia nervosa may approach 25%, especially when untreated.
It is a very serious and sad condition. Those with an suffer greatly.

In brief: Too many

The lifetime mortality rate for those with anorexia nervosa may approach 25%, especially when untreated.
It is a very serious and sad condition. Those with an suffer greatly.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Jeffrey Desarbo
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Large Study

While anorexia nervosa remains the most lethal condition in psychiatry, the development of specialized treatment centers and enhanced awareness to patients and clinicians, the death rates have fallen.
A meta-study of 36 other research studies has shown that the crude mortality rate for anorexia nervosa is 5.1, which means that for every 1000 people with anorexia nervosa, 5 will die each year.

In brief: Large Study

While anorexia nervosa remains the most lethal condition in psychiatry, the development of specialized treatment centers and enhanced awareness to patients and clinicians, the death rates have fallen.
A meta-study of 36 other research studies has shown that the crude mortality rate for anorexia nervosa is 5.1, which means that for every 1000 people with anorexia nervosa, 5 will die each year.
Dr. Jeffrey Desarbo
Dr. Jeffrey Desarbo
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