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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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One of the common symptoms of anorexia is a thing called lanugo – a condition characterized by...
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This four-part article series was written exclusively for EatingDisordersOnline.com by Alison Smela....
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Approximately 24 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder, according to th...
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Scientists such as Dr. Walter Kaye, University of California San Diego, have studied the brain circu...
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This story was written exclusively for EatingDisordersOnline.com by Roxanne Scolari-Wright. Click he...
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This story was written exclusively for EatingDisordersOnline.com by Roxanne Scolari-Wright. My daugh...
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Facebook-owned Instagram has come under fire in recent months after being accused of allowing pro-an...
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Anorexia nervosa - commonly referred to as anorexia - is one of the most common eating disorders. Su...
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Watch "Dying to Be Thin," an episode on NOVA (part of PBS) that shows the dangers of and struggles...