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Anorexia Nervosa - Butterfly Foundation

Anorexia is a serious, potentially life threatening mental illness. Click here for a fact sheet on Anorexia Nervosa.

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Anorexia nervosa

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is defined by the persistent restriction of energy intake, intense fear of gaining weight and disturbance in self-perceived weight or shape

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Anorexia nervosa in children & teenagers | Raising Children Network

Anorexia nervosa is a mental and eating disorder that makes people lose too much weight. Read about signs of anorexia and how to get help for your child.

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Learn About Anorexia Nervosa | How Far Is Too Far?

Anorexia is a serious mental illness, not a lifestyle choice or diet People with anorexia restrict both how much and what is eaten Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness Anyone can be affected by anorexia, regardless of gender, age or ethnicity Anorexia has serious physical and mental health complications Recovery is possible; early treatment leads to the best results

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Anorexia nervosa in children and young people | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is a mental illness in which there is a disturbance in the way a person experiences their body shape or weight as well as unhappiness with their body

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What Is Anorexia Nervosa? | Eating Disorders Victoria

Anorexia nervosa is a psychological illness characterised by a consistent reduction in food intake, fear of gaining weight and body image distortion.

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What is anorexia nervosa? | Eating disorders | ReachOut Australia

Anorexia nervosa is a type of eating disorder with some unique characteristics, such as an obsessive fear of gaining weight, distorted body image and low body weight.

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Anorexia nervosa | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Eating disorders share symptoms such as a distorted view of body shape and weight, and extreme disturbances in eating behaviour. Read about Garvan's research and understanding of these disorders.

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Eating Disorders and Autism - Eating Disorders Victoria

What's the link between eating disorders and autism? Get the research about autism and eating disorders including anorexia nervosa and ARFID.

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Eating disorders | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Eating disorders share symptoms such as a distorted view of body shape and weight, and extreme disturbances in eating behaviour. Read about Garvan's research and understanding of these disorders.

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