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Related links for anorexia nervosa

General information about anorexia nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa – Covers the signs, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of anorexia. Includes information on nutritional and dietary therapies. (University of Maryland Medical Center)
Negative Voices – Description of the negative, self-critical “voices” that tell anorexics that they’re powerless and worthless. Includes tips on dealing with them. (The Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders)
Distorted Perceptions – Article on the distorted perceptions that anorexics have about themselves and their bodies. (The Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders)

Anorexia signs and symptoms

Noticing the Signs and Symptoms – Detailed list of the signs and symptoms of anorexia nervosa, including physical, emotional, and behavioral red flags. (The Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders)
Killer Workout – Questions and answers on activity anorexia, in which weight loss is achieved through strenuous, compulsive exercise. Includes a discussion of symptoms. (Psychology Today)

Anorexia treatment and therapy

Promising treatments for anorexia and bulimia – Description of a treatment option for anorexia that involves the entire family; it helps affected teens start eating again. (American Psychological Association)
Seeking Treatment: What Does Treatment Involve? (PDF) – Detailed guide to treatment for eating disorders, including questions to ask a potential treatment provider. (National Eating Disorders Association)
Eating Disorders Survival Guide (PDF)– Provides step-by-step recommendations for finding appropriate anorexia treatment and insurance coverage. (National Eating Disorders Association)

Online resources for finding anorexia treatment providers

Eating Disorder Treatment Finder – Searchable directory of anorexia treatment providers, including doctors, therapists, dieticians, support groups, and inpatient or residential programs. (The Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders)
EDReferral.com – Comprehensive, easy-to-search database of anorexia and eating disorder treatment providers. (The Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center)
Melinda Smith, M.A., Ellen Jaffe-Gill, M.A, Robert Segal, M.A., and Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., contributed to this article. Last modified on: June 09

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