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Disease Anorexia Nervosa

Name Anorexia Nervosa
Synonyms AN | ANON1 | Anorexia Nervosas | ANOREXIA NERVOSA, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO, 1 | Nervosa, Anorexia | Nervosas, Anorexia
Definition An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Categories Mental disorder
MeSH® ID D000856
OMIM® ID 606788
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DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Feeding and Eating Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Anorexia Nervosa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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