Anonymous asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 month ago

Is anorexia real?

Do they actually see themselves as overweight when they look in the mirror?

7 Answers

  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes it’s real.

    People have died of anorexia.

  • kelvin
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    yes it's very real and yes they do see it that way

  • Murzy
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It's a mental disease.

  • 1 month ago

    absolutely I had an anorexic in the hospital actually dying and still wanting to know how many calories were in her saline-dextrose drip

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  • 1 month ago

    People so labelled are covered by insurance for certain benefits. Otherwise, there'd be no treatment options provided. See DSM V, section eating disorders for definitions. Every case is unique.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Yes.  Anorexia is a mental illness.  It warps the victim's perception of reality.

  • 1 month ago

    yes, i think its real

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