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Prozac helps anorexics, study finds

Anorexia nervosa patients who get to a normal body...assigned 35 people hospitalized with anorexia nervosa to receive a year of outpatient treatment...other people." Experts suspect that anorexia nervosa, once thought to be caused by unhealthy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/28/tec_315904.shtml
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Dying to be thin

...of the national support group Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. It's...more about the area chapter of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, call...721-0211 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders: http...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/27/xtr_330173.shtml
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Legislator seeks weight, age standard for models

...between the images of the abnormally thin models found in fashion magazines and an increase in disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. "Eating disorders come from a combination of environment and genetic makeup," said Dr. Sharon Alger-Mayer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/04/liv_115068.shtml
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Dying to be thin

...Lindsay, now a 17-year-old senior at Thomson. Six months later she had lost 21 pounds and was hospitalized for anorexia nervosa. By age 13, 80 percent of elementary school girls have tried to lose weight. Sixteen percent of high school girls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/03/xtr_221820.shtml
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Experts urge caution in talking to anorexics

...said Dr. Doug Bunnell, a clinical psychologist and board president of the National Eating Disorders Association. Anorexia nervosa is a psychological disorder in which the sufferer becomes exceedingly thin and still believes he or she is overweight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/liv_432508.shtml
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What do the Olympic gymnasts eat?

...Christy Henrich, a member of the 1989 U.S. world championship team, died at age 22 in 1994 after long battles with anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Stories abound of former American team coordinator Bela Karolyi hectoring his young gymnasts for being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/30/foo_420648.shtml
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Disease imperils millions

...fractures. Among young people who run the highest risk of thinning bones are those with eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, Ms. Mille said. Doctors recommend that teen-agers and the elderly consume 1,500 milligrams of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/09/tec_291932.shtml
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...feelings of helplessness, guilt, anxiety or depression? Skinny bones Although far more women than men suffer from anorexia nervosa, both have an extremely high risk of broken bones if they have the condition, a Mayo Clinic study has found. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/18/liv_274771.shtml
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Can this marriage be saved?

...rush to the cookie jar subsided. For more information on compulsive overeating, write the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, P.O. Box 7, Highland Park, Ill. 60035, or the National Eating Disorders Organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/27/ent_208964.shtml
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...estimated 8 million people with eating disorders in the United States are adults. A 1981 National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders survey of 1,400 self-described anorexics and bulimics found that 25 percent were over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/01/ent_207572.shtml
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