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Abstract

Body

Introduction

***** of Anorexia

Criteria for Diagnosis

***** and Mental Signs and Repercussions

Different Treatments of Anorexia

***** Study Analysis (3)

Personal Reflection

References

Endnotes

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Anorexia Nervosa, a type of eating disorder, continues to plague some of the world's population, particularly white adolescent females obsessed with looking thinner. This paper endeavors to explore what exactly anorexia is, in relation to the category of 'eating d*****order' as well as other eating disorders such as bulimia. The criteria ***** diagnosis will be identified ***** ***** as the population in our society most susceptible to fall*****g victim to this mental illness. Physical and mental signs and repercussions ***** also be highlighted along with 3 case studies advocating different treatments ***** combat this sickness. Traditional treatment normally consists of hospitalization, followed by psycho*****rapy. However, family or support therapy is gradually gaining credibility and popularity over traditional treatment routes.

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Despite the fact that *****re ***** greater underst*****ing amongst the medical pr*****ession and general ***** about the causes and effects of anorexia on its sufferers, there are still many people, both men and women, who suffer from what is largely considered a psychological disease. ***** paper endeavors to explore ***** anorexia is and how it differentiates from other eating disorders. ***** criteria for diagnosis will be highlighted and the demographics of the primary sufferers of this illness will ***** *****. The physical ***** behavioral signs of anorexia ***** be examined, as well as ***** ***** and psychological repercussions ***** ***** sickness. Three different case ***** will also be proffered by way of analyzing the effectiveness ***** current treatments, ***** by a personal note on the significance of studying this illness.

Prior to undertaking a comprehensive analysis of anorexia, it is important to define the parameters of th***** study. Anorexia is driven by the victim's fixation with being thinner. The sufferer's body is normally starved ***** emaciated due ***** harsh dieting or purging.

Anorexia ***** a form of eating disorder, which is defined as "an abnormal ********** ***** food. A person who uses ***** to cope with life's stresses has an ***** disorder." Eating ***** are brought on ***** factors such as ********** or emotional imbalances, pressures from the family or friends, physical ***** sexual abuse, and biological or cultural susceptibility (the family may cook lots of rich food all the time but also be preoccupied with *****ing thin). Eating *****s encompass anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, ***** binge eating disorders.

***** and compulsive exercise are affiliated with anorexia because *****y all f***** under the banner of 'eating disorder.' "Bulimia involves forcing oneself to throw up after eating and/or the abusive use of diuretics, laxatives, rules, restrictions, or exercise." It frequently involves binge *****. Compulsive exercising is just another outlet of behavior; "Compulsive Exercise is another way to "purge" and disordered eaters who suffer ***** these symp*****ms ***** typically considered to be suffering from Anorexia, or Bulimia non-***** type (no ***** of laxatives, ***** or self-induced vomiting)." However, ***** ********** are *****t mutually exclusive

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