Eating disorders - Eating disorders Anorexia Nervosa 3rd most chronic illness among females women 3 times more likely to have eating disorder delay

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Eating disorders Anorexia Nervosa: 3 rd most chronic illness among females women 3 times more likely to have eating disorder delay puberty and menstrual cycle total starvation fatal in eight to twelve weeks includes symptoms of depression and withdrawal strange eating rituals drink a lot of coffee, candy phases of eating of normal size meals refusal to maintain body weight intense fear of becoming fat or gaining weight binge eating, purging, restricting constant or reoccurring concern with body 70% sexual assault or abuse new research suggests a genetic component wearing big or baggy clothes visible food restriction making fork avoid contact with lips hiding food in strange places flushing uneaten food down toilet food diary self defeating statements after food consumption low blood pressure promiscuity or loss of sex drive insomnia desire to be perfect grow fur as result of body being cold Bulimia Nervosa: feeling as though one lacks control of eating behavior
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  • Spring '08
  • Prasad
  • Bulimia nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, strange eating rituals

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