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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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Refeeding syndrome was first described in Japanese prisoners of war from World War II who had been s...
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A new study published online in the "International Journal of Eating Disorders," provides evidence t...
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A new study from the University of Oxford has found an association between being born in springtime...
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A new study from the University of Oxford has found an association between being born in springtime...
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The psychology of anorexia is complex and convoluted. There are many ways in which anorexia may pre...
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The lanugo defnition comes from the Latin word for "down" such as the small hairlike projections on...
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The most common eating disorder is probably binge eating disorder, affecting 2-3% of the U.S. adult...
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In this video an expert in Eating Disorders answers questions regarding Anorexia Dangers. More...
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This video shows you how to support a family or friend with anorexia. More Videos
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The statement - a woman with anorexia cannot get pregnant is one the biggest myths about anorexia ne...