These findings indicate that anorexia
nervosa is being socially construed as a woman's pathology, thus supporting the idea of a weak woman that is commonly found in explanations of anorexia
nervosa (see, e.
Dany Khalaf summarized anorexia
as "the distortion of self-perception, obsession about being thin and fear of food.
After taking a dose of oxytocin, patients with anorexia
were less likely to focus on the "disgust" faces.
Of more than 150 candidate genes, only a handful showed statistical signs of a linkage with anorexia
in this group of subjects.
People affected by anorexia
often go to great attempts to hide their behaviour from family and friends by lying about eating and what they have eaten, or by pretending to have eaten earlier.
Caroline, however, is reluctant to go into any detail about her anorexia
Having always been interested in ways to expose a story's "messy" mixture of comedy and tragedy, Caroline here contrasts the control exerted in the inner world of anorexia
with the disorder of the outside world as the three characters struggle to tell the story of Josephine's anorexia
"addiction", its effect on others, and her recovery.
From 5 to 20 percent of individuals with anorexia
nervosa die prematurely.
Her representatives refused to comment on the claims about substance abuse and anorexia
Cases of anorexia
nervosa have been chronicled through the centuries, well before strikingly thin models became the ideal of female beauty.
5% of those with a history of anorexia
and bulimia took longer than six months to conceive, compared with 25% of women in the general population.
REALITY TV star Kenneth Tong has been blasted by celebrities for a sick web campaign promot ing anorexia