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Spain tackles eating disorders

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 10 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:960
  1. Xavier Bosch
  1. Barcelona

    The incidence of eating disorders in Spain is increasing at such a rate that the minister of health, José Manuel Romay-Beccaria, has set up a multidisciplinary working party to investigate the problem.

    Current estimates are that the incidence of anorexia is increasing by 15%per year. The main opposition socialist party, …

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