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a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite

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Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction, inappropriate eating habits or rituals, obsession with having a thin figure, and an irrational fear of weight gain, as well as a distorted body self-perception.
The identification of a specific cause or of causes of anorexia nervosa has eluded researchers for over a hundred years.
Although the anorexia patients had lower admission weights and body mass index (BMI) measurements, the amount and duration of weight loss before admission did not significantly differ between the two groups.
But anorexia became a serious problem because I became a severe case.
As well as problems with food, eating and body shape, patients with anorexia often have social difficulties, including anxiety and hypersensitivity to negative emotions.
Patients with anorexia concentrated less on the negative images after taking oxytocin.
For this project-the largest-ever sequencing study of anorexia - Nicholas J.
However, I never thought I was ill enough to die from anorexia.
People Rosen interviewed on the front lines of anorexia treatment were in surprising agreement in the belief that it is a brain-based disorder.
It features three actors as Josephine, Boris and Sistahl, who are struggling to put on a play about Josephine's anorexia and recovery.
Her three-hander Mess stares anorexia nervosa unflinchingly in the face but doesn't mind having a bit of a laugh too, though Caroline points out: "The humour never derives from the illness itself.
Females are more susceptible than males, but about 10 percent of those with anorexia nervosa and 35 percent of those with binge-eating disorders are males.
DEMI Moore has been rushed to hospital suffering with anorexia, it has been claimed.
Anorexia nervosa is a serious and potentially life-threatening disorder characterized by an intense fear of gaining weight, weight loss, distorted body image, and amenorrhea.
WOMEN with a history of anorexia or bulimia may take longer to get pregnant, according to research published today.