Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide

Anorexia Nervosa

Zina Meriden, M.D., Graham Redgrave, M.D.
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DEFINITION

  • Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a behavioral disorder characterized by abnormally low body weight, distorted body image, and intense fear of weight gain.

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Last updated: October 16, 2014