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Eating disorder as an episode heralding in bipolar


 

Finally, organized psychiatry must establish guidelines and develop tools for the proper diagnosis of bipolar disorder, even if eating disorder episodes are already under way.

*Miss G. enthusiastically gave her permission to publish these details about her treatment and even offered to allow me to use her full name, if doing so might help others get proper diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Khoshnu is a general adult psychiatrist who is mostly in private practice in the West Caldwell and Somerset, N.J., areas. She also is affiliated with Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J.

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