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Medical aspects of anorexia nervosa

by S. Bhanji

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Published by Wright in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anorexia nervosa -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Anorexia nervosa -- Complications.,
  • Anorexia Nervosa.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementS. Bhanji, D. Mattingly.
    ContributionsMattingly, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC552.A5 B48 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2525193M
    ISBN 100723611157
    LC Control Number88000267

    Background and objective: Anorexia Nervosa (AN), Bulimia Nervosa (BN) and their variants are characterized by persistent alteration of eating behaviour, such as restricted intake or bingeing and purging, as well as excessive concerns about body shape and body weight. Purging behaviour may include self induced vomiting and/or abuse of laxatives, diuretics and physical hyperactivity. cause of anorexia nervosa is unknown, but it is thought to be a complex of psychological, social, and biological factors. There are numerous theories, such as that the victim is attempting to control some aspects of life in an environment where it is difficult to exert control; that it is an attempt to manipulate others and gain attention; and social pressures, conflicting roles, and.

    In the previous chapter I analysed constructions of gender and identity and their effects on the capacity to explain males with anorexia nervosa and non-pathological aspects of anorexia nervosa. Many of the issues that I discussed are also relevant to the numerous endeavours made by researchers, medical scientists in particular, to locate the.   This book has many other strengths: it explains FBT, explains medical aspects, goal weight, exercise, and most usefully, the role of food beyond weight restoration. There is much work to be done to bring our children's eating back to normal, and when I speak with parents I often see this being neglected — too often treatment ends with a.

    Anorexia Nervosa: A Guide to Recovery, by Lindsey Hall and Monika Ostroff. Gurze Books, Carlsbad, CA, Gurze Books, Carlsbad, CA, This is an excellent guide to understanding and overcoming anorexia nervosa.   Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa may require medical monitoring before or while a patient is working on the psychological aspects of the condition. With residential care, teens are able to get the treatment needed for any medical issues associated with the disorder and find comfort in a safe space where they can explore their thoughts and.


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2 days ago  Anorexia nervosa is a condition in which a person loses an unhealthy amount of weight on purpose by dieting, sometimes along with excessive exercise, binge eating, and/or purging behaviors. Medical Aspects of Anorexia Nervosa: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bhanji, S.

Medical aspects of anorexia nervosa. London ; Boston: Wright, (OCoLC) Online version. People can develop anorexia nervosa even if they have very supportive families and partners and a wide circle of friends. Anorexia nervosa often starts in teenage years and can be a mechanism for dealing with all the complicated emotions connected with becoming an adult.

Some teenage girls are t e r r i fi ed of becoming women. Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimic Disorders: Current Perspectives covers the proceedings of Conference on Anorexia Nervosa and Related Disorders. The book presents 60 papers that cover various aspects that are essential in understanding the nature of eating disorders.

Research has found that individuals with anorexia have a mortality rate 18 times higher than peers who don't have eating disorders, for example. Eating disorders can devastate the body. Physical problems associated with anorexia, for instance, include anemia, constipation, osteoporosis, even damage to the heart and brain.

Anorexia Nervosa - Medical Complications By Mehler, Philip S.; Brown, Carrie Journal of Eating Disorders, Vol. 3, No. 1, Ma PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).

THURSDAY, Aug. 20, (HealthDay News) -- Girls with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa may have stunted growth, new research suggests. People with anorexia nervosa believe they weigh too much.

Anorexia nervosa is a serious psychological and eating disorder. The complications can be fatal, but treatment and recovery are possible. Find out : Yvette Brazier. A paper published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics explores the effects of an improved program for reducing exercise, which is frequently associated with anorexia nervosa.

Medication treatment for anorexia also involves weight restoration. With anorexia, the initial goal is weight restoration. SSRIs can be of help, especially with comorbid psychological issues. With anorexia, malnutrition tends to take precedence over psychological treatment, due to the medical complications [4].

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a mental illness, with a multitude of concomitant medical complications. Incidence rates of AN are increasing in both men and women.

Therefore, it is valuable for a consult-liaison (C-L) psychiatrist to be familiar with these medical complications to optimize their care of the patient with AN when they are medically.

Crisp, A.H. () Some aspects of the evolution, presentation and follow–up of anorexia nervosa. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 58, – Crisp, A.H. () Some skeletal measurements in patients with primary anorexia nervosa.

Anorexia nervosa is a condition in which a person loses an unhealthy amount of weight on purpose by dieting, sometimes along with excessive exercise, binge eating, and/or purging behaviors. Eating disorders — particularly anorexia nervosa — can be deadly.

The following lists explain the many medical consequences of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Five to 20 percent of anorexics will die.

Anorexia nervosa may cause the following problems: The heart muscle changes, and its beat becomes irregular, potentially leading to cardiac arrest and death. [ ]. (shelved 1 time as anorexia-nervosa) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Patients During Medical Hospitalization. Current Opinion in PediatricsWhitelaw MB, Gilbertson H, et al. Does aggressive refeeding in hospitalized adolescents with anorexia nervosa result in increased hypophosphatemia. Journal of Adolescent Health, ;   According to the National Eating Disorder Association, eating disorders affect over 70 million people numbers seem to be rising as well, due to the increased impact media has on our everyday lives.

Thankfully, there are plenty of books about eating disorders out there that document the struggles of this issue in ways that are both enlightening and empowering. The book is well designed (graphics, layout, size) and easy to comprehend.

It offers appropriate guideposts for readers to understand what is being said and why. It shows an insider’s look at one treatment plan based on focal psychodynamic psychotherapy that is “shown to produce lasting changes for patients with anorexia nervosa”.

Anorexia nervosa was accepted as a psychological disorder in the late s after the early reports recounted above. Init earned a place in the first edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder (DSM-I), the first eating disorder to do r, it was officially categorized: “ Psychophysiologic gastrointestinal reaction” in a broad category that.

Anorexia nervosa (AN) is characterized by a persistent restriction of energy intake and leads to a body weight that is significantly lower than what is expected for height and age is either an intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat or persistent behavior that interferes with weight gain (even though at significantly low weight).Eating disorders are known to affect between 1 and 4% of all women, and a smaller proportion of men.

This text is designed to provide all health professionals with the practical information they need to treat patients with anorexia nervosa and related eating disorders.Medical Consequences of Anorexia Nervosa Anorexia nervosa is associated with severe health consequences related to malnutrition.

Health effects can include dry skin, hair loss, difficulty regulating temperature, slow heart rate and blood pressure, muscle weakness, loss of bone density and severe dehydration that can lead to kidney failure.