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Synonyms for anorexic

a person suffering from anorexia nervosa

suffering from anorexia nervosa


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There must be something better we can do to help anorexics
YOUR article on anorexic Gill Baynard made eye-opening reading, and I hope others who are still starving themselves will now sit up and take notice.
In anorexic patients, but not age-matched controls, a lower body mass index (BMI) was significantly correlated with increased lung inflation, as measured via computer analysis of CT scans, said Dr.
It didn't begin with those who, like the anorexic and the deaf cited above, are likely to suffer immediate adverse consequences when they act on their beliefs.
Due to the wonders of cyber technology, anorexics and those toying with the idea of giving up a regular eating pattern can swap tips on how to become even thinner.
Like the anorexic, she is intensely fearful of being fat.
In narratives of anorexics, a narrative voice referred to as "I" analyses a former self and makes it comprehensible.
Anorexic patients will have elevated hemoglobin and hematocrit secondary to hemoconcentration, leukopenia secondary to malnutrition.
She is now half way through her second book, which is a self-help book for anorexics.
In this context, anorexics are not transgressors, but rather become passive and obedient women.
* Male anorexics like their female counterparts possess high body dissatisfaction (Goldfield et al., 1998; Pope, Katz, & Hudson, 1993; Pope, Olivardia, Gruber, & Borowiecki, 1999).
She began to identify "closet" anorexics and bulimics by their exercise patterns and to a lesser extent, by their clothing preferences.
They point out that the "complications of semi-starvation, particularly cardiac complications, likely account for most deaths associated with anorexia." In fact, mortality has been documented to be as high as 15-20 percent among anorexics followed for 15 years.
The EBA, which has a lower cell density in anorexics, is also the area that stood out in the connection analysis: it receives reduced input from the FBA.