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Association between alcohol use disorders and eating disorders

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    1. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).

    2. To read more about alcohol use disorders, access the CISA website pages ( the book “Alcohol and its consequences: dealing with multiple concepts”, also available online.

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  • Keywords:
    alcohol, disorders, eating, drunkorexia, anorexia, bulimia, drunk

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