Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric disorder that involves the inability to eat due to fear of excess weight gain. A person with this disorder is typically a young female between the ages of 15 and 23, although studies have included all age groups and males as well. The anorexic has a distorted image and even […]
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person starves the body due to fear of being too fat or becoming fat. It is a very real disorder of a psychological nature. It often is part of a problem with perfectionism and the desire to control their environment.
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Bulimia, anorexia, and compulsive overeating are some of the most common eating disorders that have affected a larger number of women than men across the world. And more so, with the greater emphasis placed by the media in recent times on the ‘body beautiful’. For many of those suffering from these conditions, the problem manifests […]
Anorexia is an eating disorder that evolves from either a distorted body image or the desire to control the environment. Often the sufferers are women in their teens or early twenties but men also fall victim to this disease. Many also theorize that the control of the environment and distorted body image are influenced by the media […]
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that affects many women and a few men, some of whom go undiagnosed for years. Early diagnosis and treatment can improve the odds of recovery by a large percentage. Sometimes knowing the facts about anorexia will help family, friends and providers to recognize the signs and symptoms.