Anorexia Nervosa | Aster Springs

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is a serious mental health condition with symptoms that vary based on the length and severity of the condition. According to the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5)” the following symptoms are present in all cases:

The symptoms of anorexia can be severe and, in some cases, deadly. Without treatment, between 5-20% of individuals with anorexia will die. With eating disorder treatment, this number decreases to 2-3%. Typically, anorexia appears in early to mid-adolescence, and it also disproportionately affects women.

Signs and Symptoms of Anorexia

Health Consequences of Anorexia

Anorexia can lead to dire health consequences if left untreated, including:
If you’d like to learn more about anorexia treatment program or our other treatment offerings, the compassionate team at Aster Springs is here to help. Call us at (804) 415-7603 or complete our contact form.