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Anorexia Nervosa

"Anorexia Nervosa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Anorexia Nervosa" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Anorexia Nervosa" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 390 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 29 publications in 2014
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