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West Florida Hospital

Eating Disorders Center -- Anorexia Nervosa

General Overview

Anorexia nervosa is an eating problem that occurs when a person is extremely afraid of becoming overweight and therefore eats as little as possible. This condition is both a physical illness and a psychiatric illness. Anorexia nervosa can be very severe, leading to death from starvation or suicide.


Living With Anorexia Nervosa

In her own words: living with anorexia and bulimia

Read how one woman was able to recover from anorexia and bulimia.

Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

  • Academy For Eating Disorders

  • Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.

  • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

  • National Eating Disorders Association