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Anorexia Nervosa In Men

While women are the main ones known for having eating disorders, men are just as likely to have an eating disorder as well. You may notice a man restricting the amount of foods that he eats or even the kinds of foods he eats. This restriction can get extreme. Sometimes men limit themselves to only …

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Anorexia Nervosa – A Disorder That Has Got to be Treated.

Weight problems do not have a standard view anymore. There is no longer such thing as collective opinion when it comes to being fat or thin depending on the fact that “it shows!” You see, it has become more complicated than that… People who suffer from Anorexia Nervosa made all the difference, those sufferers are …

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Anorexia linked to osteoporosis

If there is one disorder that is commonly attributed to teenage girls, then it must be anorexia nervosa. It would have been better if this illness is just a passing phase happening to some teenage girls, but the fact is that it is not a normal one. While a number of teenagers suffering from anorexia …

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Anorexia In Children

Over the past number of years, there have been alarming reports of children that are affected by Anorexia. As you may have already guessed, it is the females that are greatly affected. In younger children, the weight loss is even more noticeable than in older children. The body skeleton is much more pronounced and you …

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Anorexia and Autistic Thinking?

An appreciation of the links between anorexia and autism spectrum disorders has uncovered new opportunities for treating the eating disorder. Mental health professionals are now attempting to train the brains of people with anorexia to be more flexible and to see the big picture as well as fine details. In doing so, they hope patients …

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Anorexia and Anorexia nervosa: Is there a difference?

Many people refer to anorexia as the popular eating disorder wherein the person afflicted has an irrational fear of gaining weight, resulting to potentially fatal low body weight. However, what many people don’t know is that this disorder is called anorexia nervosa, not simply anorexia. Anorexia per se is simply the loss of appetite, which …

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ANOREXIA: An Internal Battle Between Shame and Pride

The Motivation: Shame in the Psychology of Anorexia I often went entire days without speaking — unable to get a word in over my inner taskmaster, who never shut up: “You fat, disgusting slob, you’ll never be thin enough, good enough, smart enough, tough or talented enough….” — Aimee Liu, Gaining: The Truth About Life …

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After the initial doctor’s visit, now what?

What do you do once you’ve taken your child to the doctor? If the results of this examination suggest that the your child’s symptoms are more severe or have had more serious physical effects than you suspected, your next step is to set up a schedule of regular assessments with a physician who specializes in …

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A Mind and Body Disorder

Just like other diseases, Anorexia Nervosa has a set of diagnostic criteria to guide doctors. The disorder is usually diagnosed by a psychologist or psychiatrist. This already tells us that Anorexia has a lot to do with one’s mind and behavior and as it does with her body. The criteria include the unwillingness of a …

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