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Anorexia Nervosa

Articles, Videos and Treatment Options for Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by both psychological and physiological signs and symptoms related to low body weight and abnormal food restriction behaviors. Anorexia Nervosa typically presents with two main types of behavior, either as restricting food intake, or as bingeing with purging. Medical and psychological guidance is often required for treatment.

An overview of anorexia can be found here. Browse the following for the latest articles and videos about anorexia.

By Angie vite (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Anorexia nervosa may not be categorized by a fear of gaining weight, but actually by the pleasure of...
By Facebook (Facebook) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Everyone knows about Facebook, it has become a global phenomenon and an active site for social inter...
By Patche99z (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The school a girl attends could affect her risk factor of being diagnosed with an eating disorder. M...
In a new mouse study performed by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), it app...
By Alexandra Miletta (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
For many years, people visiting YouTube have accidentally or intentionally encountered so-called “pr...
By Deon Maritz (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
The United States fashion industry transmits cruel and unrealistic standards of thinness and increas...
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There are many people who, regardless of how much they weigh, avoid fatty foods and sweet desserts....
By „M.Wittig“ („own work“) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
As a young girl grows up, she is sure to encounter magazines and television shows that feature skinn...
By ProjectManhattan (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
As a human being, your body needs a certain amount of calories in order to function, even people who...
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A costume that's been for sale online since 2011 has inspired one woman to share her journey with a...