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.
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