Anorexia is a general medical term referring to appetite loss rather than weight loss.
However, anorexia in common usage refers to the medical condition
of anorexia nervosa.
For more detailed discussion of this psychological/emotional eating disorder,
see anorexia nervosa. ...more »
Symptoms of Anorexia
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symptoms of Anorexia
Treatments for Anorexia
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Anorexia:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Anorexia?
Anorexia: Related Patient Stories
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Causes of Anorexia
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causes of Anorexia
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Disease Topics Related To Anorexia
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Anorexia: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Anorexia
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek help from their...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of eating...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked....read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders...read more »
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Hospitals & Clinics: Anorexia
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Anorexia: Rare Types
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Latest Treatments for Anorexia
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Prognosis for Anorexia
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Research about Anorexia
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Clinical Trials for Anorexia
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Anorexia include:
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Clinical Trials for Anorexia
Statistics for Anorexia
Anorexia: Broader Related Topics
Types of Anorexia
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Definitions of Anorexia:
A prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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