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We report on the long-term outcome of males compared to females treated for anorexia nervosa (AN) or bulimia nervosa (BN).
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Name: The International journal of eating disorders
Anorexia nervosa is a chronic psychiatric disease defined by severe weight loss, due to fear of obesity, and self-imposed semi-starvation. Of the many complications following anorexia nervosa, low bon...
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is associated with autonomic dysfunction and carries a high risk of sudden death, putatively attributed to ventricular tachyarrhythmias. To date, long-term cardiac monitoring has...
This article reviews new research in the context of existing literature to identify approaches that will advance understanding of the persistence of anorexia nervosa.
To assess cardiac interoception in anorexia nervosa (AN) using a multidimensional approach.
IGF-1 and leptin are two nutritionally dependent hormones associated with low bone mass in women with anorexia nervosa. Using finite element analysis, we estimated bone strength in women with anorexia...
This open trial seeks to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of delivering a newly manualized family-based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa at a site beyond the tr...
The study aimed to assess protein accretion during weight gain in adolescent patients with Anorexia nervosa
This study will evaluate the effects of a novel, non-pharmacologic intervention for the prevention of deleterious changes in bone density and strength in adolescents with anorexia nervosa ...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the potential biological predispositions that contribute to the difficulty patients with anorexia nervosa have in maintaining normal weight.
Decreased bone strength is a common and serious medical problem present in many people with anorexia nervosa. Men with anorexia nervosa have lower levels of gonadal steroids such as testo...
The lack or loss of APPETITE accompanied by an aversion to food and the inability to eat. It is the defining characteristic of the disorder ANOREXIA NERVOSA.
An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
A disorder associated with three or more of the following: eating until feeling uncomfortably full; eating large amounts of food when not physically hungry; eating much more rapidly than normal; eating alone due to embarrassment; feeling of disgust, DEPRESSION, or guilt after overeating. Criteria includes occurrence on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months. The binge eating is not associated with the regular use of inappropriate compensatory behavior (i.e. purging, excessive exercise, etc.) and does not co-occur exclusively with BULIMIA NERVOSA or ANOREXIA NERVOSA. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
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The main eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, involves extreme weight loss as a result of very strict dieting. The cause is a strong belief held by the patient that they are fat (despite their extreme thinness), and become terrified of putting on weight. O...
Adhd Anorexia Depression Dyslexia Mental Health Psychiatry Schizophrenia Stress Mental health, although not being as obvious as physical health, is very important, causing great unhappiness to those affected, causing add...