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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.

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Anorexia has both short- and long-term consequences and side effects, some of which can be treated a...
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One of the core characteristics of anorexia is a deep dissatisfaction with body image. From an outsi...
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While the physical signs of anorexia may be more easy to spot in certain individuals, psychological...
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A passion for dancing is what motivated this woman to get on the road to recovery from anorexia. Sh...
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A lot of attention is paid to obesity, but not much thought is given to those who are underweight....
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When someone has an eating disorder, it not only effects them, but others around them as well. As a...
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Wellbutrin, which goes by the generic name bupropion, is a medication used to treat depression and s...
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Recovering from anorexia can be a lifelong process that requires many adjustments along the way. Goa...
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One of the many devastating effects of anorexia is changes in brain volume and structure, which can...
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According to the National Eating Disorder Association, there are currently 20 million women and 10 m...