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  • eating disorders
  • While once considered a cultural-bound syndrome that occurs almost exclusively in western cultures, a recent review of eating disorders in a cross-cultural and historical context indicates that AN is not a cultural-bound syndrome, although certain features of the disorder appear to be culturally bound, such as fear of weight gain or of becoming fat [5, (unas.cz)
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  • In the most often used animal model for AN, the Activity-Based Anorexia (ABA) model which combines nutrition restriction and weight loss with hyper activity, a malfunction in intestinal wall permeability was found. (bioportfolio.com)