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Anorexia Nervosa

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brittney hargiss

on 4 September 2014

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About Anorexia Nervosa
Results Based On Gender & Race Of Students Tested
Effects Of Anorexia
Deliberate self-starvation with weight loss
Intense, persistent fear of gaining weight
Refusal to eat or highly restrictive eating
Continuous dieting
Excessive facial/body hair because of inadequate protein in diet
Compulsive exercise
Abnormal weight loss
Sensitivity to cold
Absent or irregular menstruation
Hair loss
Signs of Anorexia
Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder that makes individuals lose more weight than what is considered healthy for their age.
People who have anorexia have a fear of gaining weight.
People might not eat or they might exercise too much to keep their weight low and, this is how they become underweight.

We believe that 10% of Red Bank High School students think they might have Anorexia.

The causes of anorexia could be:
Family- Personality Traits
Culture- Self-conscious about their body
Life Changes- New job
Stressful Events- Rape
Causes Of Anorexia Nervosa
Results From Surveys On Age & Grade Level
By: Tanner Crowe, Lilli Mitchell, Kentrell Pittman, Samantha Wright, & Brittney Hargiss
Anorexia Nervosa

Effects of anorexia include the following:
Not fertile; unproductive
Shutdown of major body systems
Brain Damage
Heart attacks
Hair thins and gets very brittle
Becomes moody
Bone density will decrease highly
Can also lead to death

Celebrities who had or have Anorexia
Responses From Questions asked
Results On Knowledge Of Anorexia
We were not able to prove our hypothesis based on the information we gathered. Based on our findings, we have concluded that from the students tested, we found that only 2% of the Red Bank student body think they have anorexia. However, 5% of the students admitted to deliberately starving themselves. In addition, 28% of Red Bank students think they are fat, even though they are not.
Body Questions Asked In Our Survey
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