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Bulimic eating patterns should be stabilised in polycystic ovarian syndrome

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 30 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:328
  1. John F Morgan, Clinical research fellow. (
  1. Department of General Psychiatry, St George's Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE

    EDITOR—Hopkinson et al have reviewed the polycystic ovarian syndrome and emphasised that it represents more than a purely gynaecological disorder.1 They also emphasised the link between insulin resistance and obesity in its pathogenesis. They made no mention, however, of the role of bulimia nervosa. McCluskey et al found that three …

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