Anorexia Nervosa Topic Guide
Anorexia Nervosa: Anorexia nervosa is a mental illness. You have a preoccupation with food and body image to the extreme. Symptoms and signs of anorexia nervosa include being very underweight, under eating, and laxative and diuretic, and appetite-suppressant use. A coordinated team of specialists is needed to handle all the medical and psychological components of this illness.
Antidepressants There are many types of depression such as clinical depression, major depression, seasonal affective depression, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder. There are a variety of depression medications, and their effectiveness may vary from patient to patient. Examples of the types of depression medications include atypical antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), tricyclic antidepressants, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Side effects, drug interactions, and warnings and precautions should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.
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