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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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The brain chemical associated with intimate bonding, oytocin, might help treat mental health problem...
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Eating disorders like anorexia are complex illnesses that cannot be cured overnight. However, with a...
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Can images promoted by the media push people toward anorexia? A new study by Microsoft has found ju...
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A 25-year-old woman has spent the past four years with severe brain damage due to anorexia. Trina L...
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A baby doll that refuses to eat is set to hit store shelves in the United Kingdom next month, but me...
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Patients suffering with anorexia spend a majority of their time thinking about their weight, often i...
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Recovery from anorexia is possible, albeit difficult. It is a process that can take months or even y...
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In the world of eating disorders, there's a movement called "pro ana" - which essentially advocades...
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The largest DNA-sequencing study on anorexia has associated the disorder to gene variants that regul...
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Anorexia is an eating disorder in which people consume small quantities of food in order to lose wei...