Changes in patients receiving care for eating disorders during pandemic

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What The Study Did: This study included 3.2 million commercially insured people and it found that inpatient stays for eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: David A. Asch, M.D., of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.34913)

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