Prevalence of orthorexia nervosa in resident medical doctors in the faculty of medicine (Ankara, Turkey)

Bosi A. T. B. , Camur D. , Gueler C.

APPETITE, cilt.49, ss.661-666, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 49 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.appet.2007.04.007
  • Dergi Adı: APPETITE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.661-666


This study has been carried out to "identify highly sensitive behavior on healthy nutrition (orthorexia nervosa-ON)" in residence medical doctors (MD) in the Faculty of Medicine. Diagnoses of ON was based on the presence of a disorder with obsessive-compulsive personality. The study is a cross-sectional research, which reached out to the entire 318 MD. The ORTO-15 test was used to propose a diagnostic proceeding and to try verify the prevalence of ON. Those subjects who were classified below 40 from the ORTO-15 test are accepted to have ON.