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Information - What is anorexia? What causes it? Can it be prevented?
Anorexia is Not About Not Eating - Understanding the problem of
anorexia. There are many links to additional resources for parents,
sufferers, friends, and teens.
Anorexia Nervosa (American Academy of Family Physicians) - Anorexia
nervosa is an illness that usually occurs in teenage girls, but it can also
occur in teenage boys, and adult women and men.
Anorexia Nervosa from Emergency Medicine / Psychosocial - Scholarly
article regarding mortality rates, pathophysiology, frequency, clinical
aspects, different diagnoses to consider, lab and imaging studies, treatment
within a general hospital emergency room, follow-up, and a bibliography with
Anorexia Nervosa in Males
- (National Eating
Disorders Association) - Anorexia nervosa is a severe, life-threatening
disorder in which the individual refuses to maintain a minimally normal body
weight, is intensely afraid of gaining weight, and exhibits a significant
distortion in the perception of the shape or size of his body, as well as
dissatisfaction with his body shape and size.
Anorexic Body: A Qualitative Study
- Study attempting to explore the anorexia nervosa patient's subjective
experience in family therapy by employing a qualitative inquiry.
about Anorexia Nervosa - Describes what anorexia is, some of the key
characateristics and how it differs from bulimia. There are also references
for more information. This site is sponsored by AAFP (American Academy of
of Anorexia Nervosa - by Mara
Selvini Palazzoli. A family Systems approach.
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