Naloxone in the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa: Metabolic and other Effects
A number of young ladies are somewhat overweight prior to the development of anorexia nervosa. They often start dieting in a gentle way and succeed in losing weight slowly, with no effect on their menstrual periods. After a period of gradual weight loss they find that, as they say, “suddenly the diet took over”. By this they mean that something inside them drives them to more severe weight loss with severe dieting. Usually from the moment of this change they stop menstruating. During this time they find they have very little ability to control their eating by their own intelligence.
KeywordsAnorexia Nervosa Compulsive Behaviour Young Lady Severe Weight Loss Gradual Weight Loss
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