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Does irregular eating patterns and frequent lack of hunger constitute an eating disorder?

If we have a patient diagnosed with ADHD who has a BMI between 16.0 and 18.5 (underweight) who has an inconsistent eating pattern and a reoccurring lack of hunger, would they be likely to have an ...
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Which treatment approaches for compulsive overeating are most effective?"

I have a habit of eating too much of food. Whenever I start to eat any meal I don't think of quantity and I eat till I finish the plate even if I am full. I feel like I am eating mindlessly or ...
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What are the food behaviors of anorexic patients?

I'm a medical student reading a book about nutrition and Metabolism. In the description of Anorexia nervosa patients the writer states that She has a preoccupation with, and often a considerable ...
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What are the long-term physical effects of anorexia?

Having read about the effects anorexia has on the metabolism, and that that effect seems to go away after half a year, I am wondering, what are the long-term physical effects of anorexia nervosa on ...
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Do the metabolisms of anorexic individuals ever recover?

Following my fascination with what is commonly referred to as 'metabolism,' I realized that I know a few "recovered anorexics" (please let me know if there is a better term), all of whom maintain ...