Anorexia is classified into two, based on the methods adopted by the patients to loose weight.
Anorexia has been classified as two types -
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.