|She was afraid to eat.||She lost 25% of her body weight.|
|She strove for perfection.||Her sexual desires disappeared.|
|She had angry outbursts.||She stopped having her periods.|
|She felt isolated.||She was always cold.|
|She desired control.||She felt weak.|
|She denied her hunger.||Fine hairs grew on her entire body.|
|She was depressed.||She suffered from insomnia.|
|She had a distorted body image.||Her heartbeat was irregular.|
|She craved attention.||She almost died.|
as a narrative in order to personalize the characteristics of the disorder.
To read the DSM-IV pyschological diagnosis of anorexia nervosa click here.