Anorexia nervosa is a serious medical and mental health condition that can be life-threatening without treatment. Anorexia is characterized by an overwhelming and irrational fear of gaining weight as well as a relentless pursuit to be as thin as possible at any cost. Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.
Symptoms of Anorexia
Signs and symptoms of anorexia include:
Health Consequences of Anorexia
As the condition worsens, the symptoms of anorexia eventually become more severe, including:
How We Treat
Our evidence-based clinical treatment modalities for treating anorexia include the following: