Eating Disorders Center—Anorexia Nervosa
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General Overview
Anorexia nervosa is an eating problem that occurs when a person is extremely afraid of becoming overweight and therefore eats as little as possible. This condition is both a physical illness and a psychiatric illness. Anorexia nervosa can be very severe, leading to death from starvation or suicide.


InDepth

 
Living With Anorexia Nervosa

Read how one woman was able to recover from anorexia and bulimia.

Related Conditions
Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)
Resources
Academy For Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association




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