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Regional Eating Disorders Service

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Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is a type of eating disorder that mainly affects girls and young women but may also occur in teenage boys and adults. People with anorexia are overly concerned with being thin and are very fearful of gaining weight.

For more information about anorexia nervosa including signs, physical consequences, treatment and recovery, please click here.

This page was last updated at 10:29AM on June 14, 2017.