battle from within
What is Anorexia?
came from the greek word orexis meaning appetite
Only 1 out of 10 people with anorexia will recieve treatment
10-15% of people with anorexia are men.
For treatments there is group or family therapy
Hospital services are needed if the person has life threatening malnutrition or medical complications
intense fear of becoming fat
uses pills to make them urinate and decrease appitite
negative self esteem
worried about weight and shape
think they look fat