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Sleep-Related Eating Disorder: A Case Report of a Progressed Night Eating Syndrome

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Author(s): Saeed Shoar | Mohammad Naderan | Nasrin Shoar | Ahmad Reza Dehpour | Zhamak Khorgami | Sayed Shahabuddin Hoseini

Journal: Acta Medica Iranica
ISSN 0044-6025

Volume: 50;
Issue: 7;
Start page: 522;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: NES | Night eating syndrome | Sleep eating syndrome

ABSTRACT
Night eating syndrome is a common disorder in eating behaviors that occurs in close relation to the night time sleep cycle. Although eating disorders are common in society, night eating syndrome has been left neglected by health care professionals. In this report we present a case of eating disorder that exhibits some novel features of night eating syndrome. Our case was a progressed type of eating disorder which may increase awareness among physicians about sleep-related eating disorders.
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