anorexic

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a person suffering from anorexia nervosa

suffering from anorexia nervosa

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(2005) found specifically that the obsessive-compulsive behaviors of anorectics match OCPD traits since the most common psychological manifestations are concerns over mistakes and doubts about actions--key features of perfectionism.
A major issue in research on the neurobiological basis of AN, is the fact that anorectics are food deprived (12).
Knapp acknowledges the determining role of gender also in terms of what the body represents: "the idea that there's something inherently shameful and flawed about the female form" (9), which makes women "experience the body as a thing outside the self, something a woman has rather than something she is" (96)--hence anorectics' denial of their bodies as part of their process of identity construction.
In other ways, too, Elaine's behavior echoes that commonly attributed to nineteenth-century anorectics. She is repeatedly described as "wilful" (ll.
The popularity of anorectic drugs among the general public and many doctors should also be taken into consideration.
Probably the most common API is the banned anorectic drug sibutramine, for which there are currently at least two analogues and an active metabolite.
The board said: "Anorectics should be prescribed and monitored by doctors.
In his 25 years treating girls (and a few boys) with anorexia, Linscheid has encountered anorectics as young as nine and ten years old.
Griffin on women's autobiographies, Nieves Pascual on life narratives by female anorectics), films (Kathleen A.
We know that anorexia often does involve low sell-esteem but the reproductive suppression model has not yet been fully integrated with this prior knowledge and fails to account for the 10% o f human anorectics who are male.
There was no history to suggest other cardiorespiratory illness, collagen vascular disease, or use of anorectics. Family history revealed patient's mother died of coronary artery disease without evidence of pulmonary hypertension.
At one level this is an empirical study of a group of anorectics and their `stories' of illness and/or recovery.
The drug is not approved for use in combination with other anorectics.
(Ten percent of college students, more than 90 percent of them women, is the current conservative estimate.) From Claude-Pierre I learned that anorectics are too kind: "Humanists of the first degree," they sacrifice their need to develop their own identities "for the sake of healing the world." What these victims need, she says, is unconditional love and the chance to let somebody take care of them.