Anorexia Nervosa


winter campus sceneAnorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that is characterized by an intense fear of gaining weight, self-starvation, loss of menstrual periods, body dissatisfaction, and significant disturbance in perception of shape or size of his or her body, and a body weight that is 15% below normal.

Behavioral Signs:

 

Physiological Signs:

 

For more information, please contact the Women's Center at (203) 392-6946.