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  1. photo Can bacteria cause <b>anorexia</b>?Can bacteria cause anorexia?News
    The eating disorder anorexia nervosa (commonly called "anorexia"), may be caused in part by a bacterial infection that triggers a faulty response from the immune system. That cutting edge theoryRead more
  2. photo La <b>anorexia</b> y la bulimiaLa anorexia y la bulimiaTreatment
    o provocarse el vómito. Dos de los desórdenes mas comunes son la anorexia y la bulimia nervosa.  Ambos desórdenes son altamente peligrosos para cualquier individuo que los padece. La anorexia hace que la personaRead more
  3. photo Os 12 Principais Sintomas da <b>Anorexia</b>Os 12 Principais Sintomas da AnorexiaTreatment
    . O que é Anorexia: Anorexia ou Anorexia nervosa é um distúrbio alimentar onde uma pessoa por medo de ganhar peso tem uma significativa perda do apetite e passa a comer menos do que necessitaRead more
  4. photo 'Drunkorexia' the latest bizarre disorder pushed by behavioralists'Drunkorexia' the latest bizarre disorder pushed by behavioralistsNews
    Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are well known eating disorders. The first involves starving to get or stay ultra thin, and the latter involves binge eating and purposely vomiting to getRead more
  5. photo Light Therapy for Eating DisordersLight Therapy for Eating DisordersTreatment
    it. For the purpose of today’s column, an eating disorder represents any condition which is characterized by out-of-control behavior in relation to food – from anorexia nervosa to overeating. Based on my definitionRead more
  6. photo Kelly Osbourne Takes on Hollywood and Eating DisordersKelly Osbourne Takes on Hollywood and Eating DisordersArticle
    today’s teens: eating disorders spurred on by the media’s overwhelming obsession with Hollywood’s stick-thin movie/TV stars. According to the nonprofit educational organization Anorexia Nervosa and RelatedRead more
  7. photo Is Orthorexia <b>Nervosa</b> a Form of <b>Anorexia</b>? When Healthy Eating Isn’t HealthyIs Orthorexia Nervosa a Form of Anorexia? When Healthy Eating Isn’t HealthyArticle
    In the world of health, orthorexia nervosa really hit home for me. While I myself don’t suffer from the disorder, I would not be surprised to learn that it is prevalent in my industryRead more
  8. photo Flunked intuitive eating? You may not know when you are hungry or fullFlunked intuitive eating? You may not know when you are hungry or fullNews
    in anorexia nervosa. Eating Behaviors. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2008.02.001Read more
  9. photo Can Health Food Be Addictive? Orthorexia <b>Nervosa’s</b> RisksCan Health Food Be Addictive? Orthorexia Nervosa’s RisksArticle
    anorexia.  But it is often not very much like typical OCD or typical anorexia.” In a 2004 study titled, “Orthorexia nervosa: a preliminary study with a proposal for diagnosis and an attempt to measureRead more
  10. photo New research targets childhood 'picky eating' as a selective eating disoder: Gluten-free recipe includedNew research targets childhood 'picky eating' as a selective eating disoder: Gluten-free recipe includedNews
    B. Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence: Prognosis and outcome. Taylor & Francis, 2000.Nicholls D, Bryant-Waugh R. Eating disorders of infancy and childhoodRead more

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Anorexia nervosa


Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by food restriction, inappropriate eating habits or rituals, obsession with having a thin figure, and an irrational fear of weight gain.[citation needed] It is accompanied by a distorted body self-perception, and typically involves excessive weight loss.Due to their fear of gaining weight, individuals with this disorder restrict the amount of...More