Rios, Gail Marian O. Introduction A. Background of the study B. Statement of the problem C.
Cause and Effect of Anorexia
Anorexia Nervosa | Abnormal Psychology
With implying that it might result in some type of eating disorder, such as anorexia nervosa. This obsession of being thin has rapidly increased over the years and is still accelerating. DSM This type of disorder, mainly appearing in females has over five million cases and one million in males. Society has created an thin unobtainable image of how women should look. By doing this they have created an influx of eating disorders, one of those, is anorexia nervosa.
The need for novel approaches to understanding and treating anorexia nervosa AN is well recognized. The aim of this paper is to describe an integrative bio-psycho-social theory of maintaining factors in AN. We took a triangulation approach to develop a clinically relevant theory with face validity and internal consistency. We developed theoretical ideas from our clinical practice and reviewed theoretical ideas within the eating disorders and wider bio-psycho-social literature. The synthesis of these ideas and concepts into a clinically meaningful framework is described here.
Anorexia nervosa , often referred to simply as anorexia ,  is an eating disorder , characterized by low weight , food restriction , fear of gaining weight and a strong desire to be thin. The cause is currently unknown. Treatment of anorexia involves restoring a healthy weight, treating the underlying psychological problems, and addressing behaviors that promote the problem. Globally, anorexia is estimated to affect 2. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by attempts to lose weight, to the point of starvation.