Eating Disorders Center—Anorexia Nervosa
General OverviewAnorexia 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.More
- What are eating disorders?
- What are the risk factors?
- What are the symptoms?
- How are they diagnosed?
- How are they treated?
- What are the screening tests?
- How can I reduce my risk?
- What questions should I ask my healthcare provider?
Find answers in our in-depth report on eating disorders:
Living With Anorexia NervosaIn her own words: living with anorexia and bulimiaRead how one woman was able to recover from anorexia and bulimia.
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National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association