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Category: Anorexia

Anorexia and Female Athletes

Most sports are great for kids. There’s camaraderie, discipline, and commitment to physical conditioning that can last a lifetime. But sometimes they can become an obsession leading to anorexia nervosa.…

Anorexia and the Elderly

Although anorexia nervosa is often associated with teenage girls, it can strike at any stage of life. The previous article explored anorexia among young children. At the other end of…

Childhood Anorexia

I recently received an e-mail from a woman whose 12-year-old anorexic niece was threatening suicide. The girl’s weight had rapidly dropped from 97 pounds to 68. While hospitalized, she received…