Introduction: Anorexia Nervosa


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Anorexia Nervosa: Disorder of undereating and excess dieting.

Anorexia Nervosa: People who intentionally starve themselves or severely restrict their food intake suffer from an eating disorder called anorexia nervosa. The disorder, which usually begins in young people around the time of puberty, involves extreme weight loss -- at least 15 percent below a young woman’s normal body weight.1

Researching symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa: Further information about the symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa is available including a list of symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

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Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa: Various information is available about treatments available for Anorexia Nervosa, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Anorexia Nervosa: Research more detailed information about the causes of Anorexia Nervosa, other possibly hidden causes of Anorexia Nervosa, or other general information about Anorexia Nervosa.

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1. excerpt from Anorexia Nervosa: NWHIC

Last revision: July 1, 2003

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