Overview of Anorexia Nervosa
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder in which individuals may see themselves as overweight, and take drastic measures to lose weight or prevent weight gain. The symptoms of anorexia can be devastating to one’s health, both mentally and physically. According to the NIMH, anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental disorder. Understanding the warning signs and symptoms of anorexia is vital, as treatment is available to those who need it and has been proven to help many.