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Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics

Question: are social anxiety and anorexia nervosa related?

 missmadzyeah - Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:03 pm

i suffer from both anorexia nervosa and social anxiety disorder. What I really want to know is, are the two related?
 Dr. E. Seigle - Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:05 pm

hi missmadzyeah,

Yes, anorexia nervosa and anxiety disorders often go together; I'd expect social anxiety disorder to be included in that co-occurrence; if you'd like that checked in a literature search, you can let me know. I hope that you are getting help for your illness? Do you have any questions about that?

-E. Seigle MD

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