An eating disorder characterized by the restriction of food intake leading to significantly low weight with intense fear of weight gain
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Dis...
Onset may be insidious or stress related
Patient unlikely to self-identify problem
Restriction of required energy intake, leading to significantly low body weight
Fear of weight gain and...
Interdisciplinary team (primary care physician, mental health provider, dietitian)
Average weekly weight gain goal: 0.5 to 1.0 kg, with stepwise increase in calor...
Close follow-up until patient demonstrates forward progress in care plan
Family and individual therapy is extremely important for long-term outcomes.
CBT is helpful...
Amenorrhea; Bulimia Nervosa; Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
Algorithm: Weight Loss, Unintentional
F50.01 Anorexia nervosa, restricting type
F50.02 Anorexia nervosa, binge eating/purging type
F50.00 Anorexia nervosa, unspecified
F50.0 Anorexia nervosa
63393005 Anorexia nervosa, binge-e...
“Are you satisfied with your eating patterns?” or “Do you worry that you have lost control over how you eat?” may help to screen those with an eating problem.
Assess for suicide risk.
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Underweight Female on Scale Unlabeled