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  • severe
  • Sexual anorexia is a pathological loss of "appetite" for romantic-sexual interaction, often the result of a fear of intimacy to the point that the person has severe anxiety surrounding sexual activity and emotional aspects (i.e. an intimate relationship). (wikipedia.org)
  • Urine and blood tests can be useful to identify other underlying causes of the severe weight loss or significant complications of anorexia. (news-medical.net)
  • starvation
  • If anorexia has reached the extent that the persons life is in any danger because of starvation, immediate hospitalisation should be considered even if the victims are dead against it (which they are if they fail to recognise that they have a problem). (indiaparenting.com)
  • ISBN
  • See also Nathan and Julia Hare, "Sexual Anorexia," Crisis in Black Sexual Politics, published in 1989 by The Black Think Tank, San Francisco, pp. 137-140, ISBN 0-9613086-2. (wikipedia.org)
  • Julia Hare has also used it in a book, The Sexual and Political Anorexia of the Black Woman (June 2008, ISBN 978-0-981-7999-02). (wikipedia.org)
  • recovery
  • In my spare time, I have written a book about my descent into anorexia and the subsequent recovery process. (angelfire.com)
  • History of a woman recovering from Anorexia, thoughts about the role family and friends played in the battle, link list and recovery tools. (dmoztools.net)
  • medical
  • I have had to rise to this challenge while at medical school, and now that I have finished my training I have begun to reflect on how anorexia has affected me and how lucky I have been to overcome it. (bmj.com)
  • A listing of Anorexia medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. (centerwatch.com)
  • thin
  • For some obvious social notions that regard thin as attractive, anorexia afflicts a higher number of girls from age 12 to early teens. (indiaparenting.com)
  • article
  • Gene Wojciechowski's article about Stacey Asbury (Dec. 18) and the tragedy of anorexia went a long way toward helping dispel some of the misunderstanding about this disease. (latimes.com)
  • problem
  • Assessment, diagnostic criteria, management, and new therapy development in cancer - associated cachexia/anorexia are based on our understanding of the definition of this clinical problem. (springer.com)
  • certain
  • A guy called Brunch suggested in 1987 that certain mothers encourage anorexia by encouraging their daughters (and sons) to be dependent, leading them to assert autonomy by exercising control over their own bodies. (everything2.com)