Anorexia Nervosa Research Paper

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Definition Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder that leads to dangerously low weight in relationship to gender, age, physical health, and future growth developments. This disorder also includes an extreme fear of gaining weight and the minds inability to recognize the critical condition the body is in. There are two different sub categories of anorexia: the purging type and the restriction type. The purging type of anorexia is where food is consumed shortly after it is forcibly disgorged. The restriction type is where there is no intake of food and there is excessive exercising (American Psychiatric Association). Symptoms Warning signs and symptoms of anorexia appear before the more serious symptoms occur and if no action is taken to relieve

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