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Anorexia Athletica

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Anorexia athletica is a constellation of disordered behaviors on the eating disorder spectrum that is distinct from anorexia or bulimia. It is most commonly found in pre-professional and elite athletes, though it can exist in the general population as well. People with this condition connect self-worth is tied to physical performance and although some concern may be present about the size and shape of the body, more emphasis is placed on compared oneself to successful or professional counterparts.

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