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Anorexia Nervosa

An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Also Known As:
Anorexia Nervosas; Nervosa, Anorexia; Nervosas, Anorexia
Networked: 2127 relevant articles (76 outcomes, 332 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Weight Gain
2. Bulimia Nervosa
3. Binge-Eating Disorder (Binge Eating Disorder)
4. Eating Disorders (Eating Disorder)
5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive)

Experts

1. Klibanski, Anne: 48 articles (09/2015 - 06/2002)
2. Misra, Madhusmita: 37 articles (01/2015 - 08/2003)
3. Miller, Karen K: 33 articles (09/2015 - 08/2003)
4. Herzog, David B: 29 articles (08/2015 - 08/2003)
5. Kaye, Walter H: 28 articles (08/2014 - 11/2002)
6. Treasure, Janet: 17 articles (08/2014 - 04/2005)
7. Monteleone, Palmiero: 16 articles (01/2016 - 12/2003)
8. Lawson, Elizabeth A: 16 articles (09/2015 - 06/2007)
9. Inui, Akio: 16 articles (09/2015 - 12/2004)
10. Bulik, Cynthia M: 15 articles (10/2015 - 09/2005)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Anorexia Nervosa:
1. olanzapine (Zyprexa)FDA Link
2. Fluoxetine (Prozac)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics)IBA
4. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)IBA
5. HormonesIBA
6. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin)IBA
7. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors)IBA
8. erucylphosphocholineIBA
9. LeptinIBA
10. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube)
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Estrogen Replacement Therapy
4. Nursing Care
5. Deep Brain Stimulation