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What is anorexia nervosa

What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa, commonly referred to simply as anorexia, is one type of eating disorder. More importantly, it is also a psychological disorder. Anorexia is a condition that goes beyond out-of-control dieting. A person with anorexia often initially begins dieting to lose weight. Over time, the weight …

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How is anorexia diagnosed?

How is anorexia diagnosed? Anorexia nervosa can be a difficult disorder to diagnose since individuals with anorexia often attempt to hide the disorder. Denial and secrecy frequently accompany other symptoms. It is unusual for an individual with anorexia to seek professional help because the individual typically does not accept that …

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What are anorexia symptoms and signs (psychological and behavioral)?

behavioral)?What are anorexia symptoms and signs (psychological and Anorexia can have dangerous psychological and behavioral effects on all aspects of an individual’s life and can affect other family members as well. The individual can become seriously underweight, which can lead to depression and social withdrawal. The individual can become irritable …

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Anorexia Nervosa At A Glance

Anorexia Nervosa At A Glance Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder and, more importantly, a psychological disorder. The cause of anorexia has not been definitively established, but self-esteem and self-image issues, societal pressures, and genetic factors likely each play a role. Anorexia affects females far more often than males and …

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