anorexia nervosa definition

  • noun:
    • A psychophysiological disorder generally happening in young women this is certainly described as an abnormal fear of becoming over weight, a distorted self-image, a persistent unwillingness for eating, and extreme losing weight. It's followed closely by self-induced vomiting, exorbitant workout, malnutrition, amenorrhea, alongside physiological changes.
    • An eating condition characterized by self starvation because of a fear of getting fat.
    • (psychiatry) a psychological disorder described as somatic delusions that you're too fat despite being emaciated

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