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Treatment of Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa, classified as an eating disorder, is a psychiatric disorder characterized by a serious deterioration in the eating habits of the affected person and the associated thoughts and emotions. In anorexia nervosa the person is constantly preoccupied with eating routines and his or her own body weight. Due to the self-destructive behaviour with regards to food, the physical health of the sufferer is jeopardized.