An eating disorder is an illness that leads people to overeat, starve themselves, or adopt other unhealthy behaviors surrounding food and body weight. These disorders -- binge eating, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia -- are not simply bad habits. They interfere with daily life and without proper treatment they can cause serious health problems.
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Anorexia nervosa, often referred to simply as anorexia, is an eating disorder characterized by low weight, fear of gaining weight, and a strong desire to be thin, resulting in food restriction.
Many people with anorexia see themselves as overweight even though they are in fact underweight. If asked they usually deny they have a problem with low . Unresolved inner conflict is a primary cause of anorexia nervosa.
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