The cause of anorexia nervosa in adolescents

anorexia nervosa
Some of you may have never heard of this disease before. Basically, aneroksia derived from the term anorexia nervosa, which means loss of appetite and nervosa, which means losing something, in this case the appetite due to emotional reasons. However, the real people affected by anorexia nervosa did not lose their appetite and interest in food.

Anorexia nervosa usually begins in early adolescence at the age of about 10 years. Anorexia nervosa can affect anyone, however it is known that the prevalence of women 10 times more.
The cause of anorexia nervosa include:

Genetic factors
* According to some studies it is known that anorexia nervosa is derived through genetic. Children with parents who have a history of children with hearing parents who have a history of the disorder will be more susceptible to anorexia nervosa.

Dissatisfaction with body shape
* Anorexia nervosa usually begins in adolescence. Adolescence is an age of self in which the child will usually identify themselves with their peers in order to be accepted into the group. If the identity of our search process that teens are not satisfied with the shape of her body (her body was not idealized as their friends of the same age) they will have an incentive anorexia nervosa.

Relationships with parents
* According to several studies of children who grew up with the wrong upbringing so that children feel the desire to expect parents do not fit their needs. Children with this condition do not learn to identify their internal drive and not independent. Likewise with personality factors such as lack of confidence and they tend to be a perfectionist.

Meanwhile, in order to avoid vernosa anorexia, here are some steps you can take:

  • Provide information about anorexia vernosa
  • Help children and teenagers to not cornered and resisted the urge culture and environment that encourages them to thin
  • Avoid the causes which may encourage them to experience anorexia vernosa (such as: help boost self-confidence)

Maintain appearance and ideal body weight in order to stay the hell is important. However, that does not mean we neglect the stomach to be filled as well.