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Orthorexia Orthorexia Ashley Bartolo Jennifer Bettendorf Shealy Lebowitz Gustavo Rocha
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Introduction Introduction Term coined by Dr. Steve Bratman - also known as  Orthorexia nervosa Derived from Greek  orthos  “ correct or right ” and  orexis  for “ appetite Unhealthy obsession (much like obsessive- compulsive disorder) with what sufferer considers to  be healthy eating
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Subjects may avoid certain foods such as: - food containing fat - preservatives - animal products - other ingredients considered to be unhealthy by  subject - Video: - http://www.rachaelrayshow.com/show/segments/view/one-womans- triumph-over-orthorexia/
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Sufferers believe that products that are preserved are considered  dangerous and industrial products can be seen as artificial, whereas  biological products are healthy. “You become what you consume. You consume dead food, and  death accelerates its presence…”
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Symptoms and Diagnosis Symptoms and Diagnosis DSM-IV: Orthorexia is not currently listed in the DSM-IV  The current definition is informal and based simply on observation.  Typically those displaying food obsessions related to healthy eating are  classified as suffering from:
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Symptoms and Diagnosis Symptoms and Diagnosis Anorexia Nervosa
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