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anorexia in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanorexiaan‧o‧rex‧i‧a /ˌænəˈreksiə/ (also anorexia nervosa /-nɜːˈvəʊsə $ -nɜːrˈvoʊ-/) noun [uncountable]  MIa mental illness that makes someone stop eating
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anorexiaThis can easily cause anorexia and finally the demise of the stressed subject.I knew perfectly well that I had anorexia, but I did not see it as something pathological.If anorexia is about identity in general, it is also specifically and most importantly about autonomy.Personality disorder. - Data on the incidence and prevalence of personality disorders in anorexia nervosa are inconsistent.The starvation effects of anorexia nervosa are very different to those found in conditions such as protein-calorie malnutrition or famine.Early descriptions Descriptions of self-starvation among early religious ascetics suggest that some variant of anorexia nervosa may be traced to medieval times.It is the first article I read on anorexia.