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Current concepts on Eating Disorders , Etiology and Treatment

  title={Current concepts on Eating Disorders , Etiology and Treatment},
  author={Murtaza Mustafa and Mir Asad Ali Hashmi and Em. Illzam and Am. Sharifa and Nang Mk and Terrance Win},
Anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN) and obesity are eating disorders (ED) are considered to be mental illness, while other contends ED is symptoms of starvation. ED is prevalent worldwide increased prevalence in the west, and in the high income Southeastern countries, female predominance than male. Risk factors include genetic factors psychologic, personal characters, socioeconomic and western culture. Bacterial, parasitic infections play an important role. Eating behavior is controlled… 
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