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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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Eating disorders come with a variety of physical side effects, and the most visible changes often oc...
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Christie Swadling was obsessed with Victoria Secret Angels, so much so that she starved herself to...
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No matter how long you've battled anorexia, the first step in surviving is admitting there is a prob...
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The effects of starvation and malnutrition on the human body were well evidenced after the horrors o...
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Abnormalities in the brains of people with eating disorders may explain why body image is such a con...
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In order to help a loved one with anorexia, it's important to remember that there's only so much you...
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The longer a person has anorexia, the more likely their DNA will become negatively altered, accordin...
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Anorexia has both short and long-term consequences and side effects, some of which can be treated an...
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Treating an eating disorder is a complicated process that generally involves the use of pharmaceutic...
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One of the core characteristics of anorexia is a deep dissatisfaction with body image. From an outsi...