Anorexia nervosa in Cystic Fibrosis

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    Summary This article explores the challenges associated with diagnosing and managing eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa amongst adolescents and adults with cystic fibrosis. It reviews the known risk factors, generic verses disease specific eating disorder risk screening tools and considers the ethical dilemmas associated with critically low body mass indices. A case review is included to illustrate the complexities of managing both conditions in the context of declining respiratory function.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPaediatric Respiratory Reviews
    Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 23 Mar 2017


    • Cystic fibrosis
    • eating disorders
    • eating behaviours


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