EATING DISORDERS
PRESENTED AT THE CLINICAL MEETING OF FEDERAL
NEUROPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL, USELU, BENIN CITY
BY DR OBU OGHENERO JONATHAN
ON 4TH MAY 2022

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    PRESENTED AT THE CLINICAL MEETING OF FEDERAL
    NEUROPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL, USELU, BENIN CITY
    BY DR OBU OGHENERO JONATHAN
    ON 4TH MAY 2022

OUTLINE
• INTRODUCTION
• OBJECTIVE
• TYPES OF EATING DISORDERS
• ANOREXIA NERVOSA
• RECOMMENDATION/CONCLUSION
• REFERENCES

INTRODUCTION
• Eating disorders are characterized by abnormalities in the pattern of eating and the amount and nature of food eaten.
• Some eating disorders are characterised by a desire for slimness, others are not.

Until the late 1970s, eating disorders were believed to be uncommon.
• Following the description of bulimia nervosa, views about eating disorders have changed. More people are now being diagnosed of eating disorder and its adverse
effects are gaining more recognition.

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