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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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In a move away from glamorizing eating disorders, social picture-sharing app Instagram banned certai...
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There is no strong evidence to support that antidepressants can help treat anorexia. But doctors are...
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Hypnotherapy is distinguished from hypnosis in two ways. The first is the goal – like the name impli...
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Sports and aesthetic activities highly value a competitive spirit, perfection, and physical appearan...
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Dr. Phil speaks with 58-year-old Darlene and 22-year-old Jennifer, each weighing about 60 pounds. D...
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Valeria Levitin has been called the "world's thinnest woman." Her frame is so thin that she looks l...
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The first task, before any help is offered, is to come to grips with the disorder. Read all you can...
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Another eating disorder is on the rise, and this time it also sounds dangerously intertwined with al...
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Learn about anorexia nervosa, including symptoms and risk factors. More Videos
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Behavior therapy tries to teach patients how their actions influence how they feel and empower them...