Anorexia Nervosa

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Types Of Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia is classified into two, based on the methods adopted by the patients to loose weight.

Anorexia has been classified as two types -

► Restricting type:

► This type of Anorexia is characterised by the patient adopting unhealthy habits, like fasting, to avoid weight gain.

► Binge eating or Purging type:

► This type is characterised by the use of self-induced vomiting, or misuse of laxatives or diuretics to help prevent weight gain.

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