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LC 2.10 Eating Disorders in Adolescence


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Anorexia nervosa
An eating disorder characterised by food restriction and fear of gaining weight
15%
Anorexia nervosa is diagnosed following weight loss leading to body weight at least [__]% less than expected for age and height
Amenorrhea
Anorexia nervosa can lead to [_______] in post-pubertal women
Bulimia nervosa
An eating disorder characterised by binge eating and vomiting
EDNOS
An eating disorder that does not meet the criteria for anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa
Low self-esteem
A key predisposing factor towards eating disorders
5%
The mortality rate (%) of anorexia nervosa
Cardiovascular, endocrine, skeletal and dermatological
The key areas of physical effects of severe anorexia nervosa
Suicidality
A key psychological effect of anorexia nervosa