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Anorexia Nervosa MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Anorexia Nervosa
Tree Number(s)
F03.400.125
Unique ID
D000856
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000856
Annotation
ANOREXIA is also available
Scope Note
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)
NLM Classification #
WM 175
See Also
Anorexia
Body Dysmorphic Disorders
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/02
Anorexia Nervosa Preferred
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