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Self-restraint in eating, many patients often leads to feelings of hunger - bulimia. Although currently there is a tendency to distinguish between anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as distinct diseases, there is evidence (MV Korkin, MA Tsivilko), indicating that they are single-stage disease. In many cases, the actual self-restraint in eating can be a very short time a condition hardly noticeable to others. Then it is replaced by severe manifestations of bulimia, which come to the fore. In many patients, the condition of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa coexist

Anorexia nervosa

This kind of disease occurs more frequently in girls during puberty crisis (15-18 years) and is expressed as a conscious rejection of the meal for the purpose of weight loss. Patients formed obsession, excess body weight (dismorfofobichesky stage disease). Refusal to eat leads to increased physical exhaustion, which can reach the degree of cachexia. In those cases where patients are unable to withstand prolonged fasting, they were artificially cause vomiting after each meal. Dismorfofobicheskaya stage of the disease is characterized by intrusive fears ugliness of his body, parts of it, while there is a fixation on "superfluous

Psychosomatic illness and psychosomatic disorders

Psychosomatic diseases (disorders) called various diseases of the internal organs and systems, cause and development which are mental impact on the intensity and prolonged by negative emotional content, painfully perceived personality. The interaction between the "soul" and "body", between mental and somatic factors in the disease has been known and discussed more physicians of antiquity. Democritus (V c. BCE) believed that the soul can often cause a reduction of the body. Plato (IV c. BC) was convinced that madness (mania), many people have by virtue of physical ailment. Many believe ne
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