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Symptoms

  • Anorexia Nervosa (A.N.) is a syndrome where a person maintains a low weight as a result of a fixation on body weight [2]
  • It has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disease [3]
  • Children display delayed physical development (i.e. stunted growth during puberty [2]
  • Women experience endocrine disorders as a result of A.N. [2]
  • Men experience lack of sexual vigor [2]
  • Secondary difficulties may arise such as adverse physical effects, social isolation, lack of self-care, leisure, and productivity [2]

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