anorexia nervosa

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(psychiatry) a psychological disorder characterized by somatic delusions that you are too fat despite being emaciated

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4% of adolescent and young adult women in the United States have anorexia nervosa (APA, 2013).
Anorexia nervosa has the highest fatality rate among psychiatric conditions, (5) and geriatric patients could be at particularly high risk.
How Former Anorexia Nervosa Patients Define Recovery and Engaged in Treatment.
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder tend to be more common in women than men.
Conclusion: Anorexia nervosa is an emerging health concern in Pakistan.
Among the 60 women, aged 18-45 years, who were included in the study, 21 were overweight/obese, 18 had anorexia nervosa, and 21 were of normal weight.
Electrocardiographic abnormalities in patients with anorexia nervosa.
13, 14] There have been some rare case reports of patients of Anorexia Nervosa doing better with Olanzapine.
First, the nature and power of constructs of hegemonic masculinity, and its effects, are explored; then anorexia nervosa as a psychomedical, internalised female phenomenon is discussed; finally the possible significance of the interactions of puberty, with its forces of hegemonic masculinity, and the power and demands of the voices of anorexia nervosa are examined.
Although not underweight, this [ENDOS-Wt] group was more medically compromised in some outcomes than the anorexia nervosa group," Ms.
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum: a rare complication of anorexia nervosa.
The Role of "Mixed" Orexigenic and Anorexigenic Signals and Autoantibodies Reacting with Appetite Regulating Neuropeptides and Peptides of the Adipose Tissue-Gut-Brain Axis: Relevance to Food Intake and Nutritional Status in Patients with Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
Andrea Garber, PhD, RD, associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital said that these findings are crucial to develop evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of young people suffering from malnutrition related to anorexia nervosa.
To the uninitiated, anorexia nervosa may appear to be a problem of faulty thinking: People with the eating disorder have just gotten stuck in a bad pattern of relating to food, it seems.
In fact, anorexia nervosa has the highest fatality rate of any psychiatric diagnosis.