anorectic


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a person suffering from anorexia nervosa

suffering from anorexia nervosa

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causing loss of appetite

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This makes sense since anorectics are obsessed with looking thin, and employ systematic and compulsive rituals to accomplish such goals.
She also distinguished between the external (mirror) and internal image of the body; the former appears to be distorted in anorectic patients and the latter is related to affective, sensorimotor and emotional aspects, which in turn are always participating in the external body image.
The other significant common feature is the anorectic's inability to express by means of language the conflicts and sources of anxiety which she cannot fully understand or articulate and which are metaphorically expressed by their decreasing body size and physical deterioration.
Our current findings suggest that the anorectic effects of [alpha]-MSH are partly modulated by the excitability of glucosesensing neurons in the forebrain and hindbrain.
It exerts its anorectic effect via the ARC, where both NPY/AgRP and pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC)/cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART) neurons express leptin receptors.
Besides, it can block the production of anorectic proinflammatory cytokines, including IL-1[beta], IL-6 and TNF-[alpha].
Meissner et al., "A novel immune-based approach for measurement of the anorectic gut hormone oxyntomodulin: changes after gastric bypass surgery," Diabetes, 2015.
He interpreted West's Jewish difference as a source of body hatred, which led to her extreme anorectic behavior and, eventually, her suicide by poison three days after being discharged from Binswanger's Bellevue sanatorium in Switzerland.
[24] This synthetic anorectic drug, which only has market approval as a prescription anti-obesity agent, has been on the WADA prohibited list since 2006.
Anorectic condition in mice after treatment with higher concentrations of LTE can be attributed to the hypo-activity, inability to ambulate and the absence of desire to eat that can alter feeding behavior of mice.
You may be able to talk to his wife about what you observe, but if he is truly anorectic, he'll need a treatment team: his primary-care doctor, a psychologist and a dietician all trained to treat anorexia.
"Parents with high expressed emotion or criticism will do better with their anorectic adolescents in separated rather than whole family therapy," Dr.
Batterham et al., "Gut hormone profiles following bariatric surgery favor an anorectic state, facilitate weight loss, and improve metabolic parameters," Annals of Surgery, vol.
Kieffer, "Leptin extends the anorectic effects of chronic PYY(3-36) administration in ad libitum-fed rats," American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol.