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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 CarrieBee (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
People who are admitted to the hospital with anorexia nervosa can safely put on weight at a faster r...
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For anorexia patients that are hospitalized, fast weight gain may be healthier than experts once tho...
By Quinn Dombrowski from Chicago, USA (Day 355: Happiness is Double Fries) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by
Many individuals, regardless of how much they weigh, will avoid fat laden foods and rich, sweet dess...
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Regardless of the approach, the goal of mental health care for anorexia is to help an individual ret...
By Stano Novak (own photo, assembled myself) [CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
There are two primary types of eating disorders, anorexia and bulimia and both have horrible consequ...
By Kuebi = Armin Kübelbeck (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
According to the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, an estimated 8 million people in the U...
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According to the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, an estimated 8 million people in the Un...
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Sarah Olevsky is turning her difficult struggle with anorexia into helping others by raising awaren...
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Recovery from anorexia doesn't happen overnight - nor does it happen in days, weeks or even months....
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Diagnosing anorexia involves the consideration of many different factors. All areas of health - phys...