Archive for the ‘Anorexia’ Category
In autistic disorder, there are several different types, that while containing common elements are distinguished. Asperger syndrome is one of them, a disorder involving a lack of empathy for the patient and difficulties in communication, but overall is a syndrome rather poorly studied.
From the Maudsley Hospital in London, a group of researchers has worked fully with this syndrome, comparison with a disorder that has not been thoroughly studied yet, anorexia, and finding items that would involve a problem with another.
Anorexia is an eating disorder and psychological common among women, especially in adolescence and young adulthood. In a society which is dominated by a model of beauty that aims to have the perfect body and everything seems to be guided through the image, unfortunately, many girls do not feel comfortable with their body and resort to extreme measures, as stopping eating, weight loss and thus “fit” into the predetermined ideal.
When we talk about anorexia immediately associate with the feminine figure, but … what about men? Are they immune to this disorder? While few cases compared with women, men also feel social pressure to have a physical privileged and may be victims of anorexia.