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Review of the burden of eating disorders: mortality, disability, costs, quality of life, and family burden

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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Copyright © 2020 The Author(s). Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.
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0951-7367
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1473-6578
DOI
10.1097/YCO.0000000000000641
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/co-psychiatry by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVJ2toCr/9wZZjwPUWvYES9l2nY+zyylnl33NGMK6MRsx on 10/02/2020 REVIEW URRENT Review of the burden of eating disorders: mortality, PINION disability, costs, quality of life, and family burden a a,b,c Daphne van Hoeken and Hans W. Hoek Purpose of review To review the recent literature on the burden of eating disorders in terms of mortality, disability, quality of life, economic cost, and family burden, compared with people without an eating disorder. Recent findings Estimates are that yearly over 3.3 million healthy life years worldwide are lost because of eating disorders. In contrast to other mental disorders, in anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa years lived with disability (YLDs) have increased. Despite treatment advances, mortality rates of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa remain very high: those who have received inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa still have a more than five times increased mortality risk. Mortality risks for bulimia nervosa, and for anorexia nervosa treated outside the hospital, are lower but still about twice those of controls. In people with an eating disorder, quality of life is reduced, yearly healthcare costs are 48% higher than in the general population, the presence of mental health comorbidity is associated with 48% lower yearly earnings, the number

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Current Opinion in PsychiatryWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Nov 1, 2020

Keywords: eating disorders,economic cost,mortality,quality of life,years lived with disability

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