anorectics


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anorectics

Used to reduce appetite. Most are potentially addictive and their use is now rare.
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In light of this cultural shift, it is noteworthy that many of Tennyson's female food-refusers display characteristics commonly attributed to Victorian fasting-girls and anorectics.
Anorectics have long represented a class of drugs coveted by all the involved competitors.
For example, you would check for erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs in men's virility products; glibenclamide and other anti-diabetic drugs in blood sugar sup port products; and laxatives, diuretics, anorectics and stimulants in weight loss products.
There was also a trend for the purging subgroup of anorectics to have higher hypnotic capacity than abstaining anorectics.
Anorectics, agoraphobes, and self-mutilators are especially frightening, yet fascinating, to dominant culture because they extrapolate the feminine scripts of denying hunger, staying in the home, and maligning the body to such frightening data that society is forced to confront itself.
Cultural effects on eating attitudes in Israeli subpopulations and hospitalized anorectics.
The UN's International Narcotics Control Board said the "slimming craze" was fuelling a dangerous demand for anorectics.
23) The concerns of feminists reluctant to characterize modern anorectics as political hunger strikers center upon their radical conformity to stereotypical femininity (Bordo 176-77; Brumberg 37), for a modest appetite has been a cornerstone of ideal femininity since the Enlightenment.
1% of the anorectics with OCD also met DSM-III-R criteria for Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, compared to only 8.
Nearly all anorectics are female, most are white, and most come from middle to upper-class families.
Anorectics are drugs similar to amphetamine which are used to treat obesity as they give a feeling of fullness.
Most anorectics have started out by confronting a genuine eating problem (81) and have apparently discovered thereby the great sense of power that successful dieting confers.