Tag: anorexia

1. Adolescents with atypical anorexia nervosa (restrictive eating disorder but patients are normal weight) were more likely to have been overweight/obese, to have lost more weight, and to have lost weight over a more extended period of time when compared to adolescents with full anorexia nervosa. 2. Despite their different...

Patient Basics: Anorexia Nervosa

Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that affects about 1 in 100-200 girls or women in the United States. A person with this disorder limits eating and by definition weighs at least 15% less than his or her ideal weight. At least 90%...
Image: PD 1. According to a pilot phase 1 trial, subcallosal cingulate Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) appears to be generally safe for the treatment of refractory anorexia. 2. In some patients DBS was associated with improvements in BMI, mood, anxiety, and anorexia related symptoms. This phase 1 clinical trial is the first...