People with anorexia tend to have different thoughts, behaviors, and physical conditions.
A person with mania may have the following thoughts and feelings:
- Fear of gaining weight, fear of being fat. This fear is not a general fear like when we go to a buffet and get fat. But they are afraid to the point of panic that eating a normal meal will make you fat or gain weight immediately. which is the fear that affects the mental state
- negative self view especially the shape
- I want to be perfect in every way
- Frequent negative feelings such as stress, anxiety, irritability, sadness, loneliness, lack of self-confidence Feeling worthless or not good enough
Changes in thought patterns and emotions may result in the patient behaving in the following ways:
- Fasting. Patients tend to eat very small amounts of food and often do not eat full meals. If you’re with other people, you’ll always find excuses not to eat. and often does not want to eat when in front of other people
- Exercise regularly to the point of obsession.
- If you accidentally eat more than usual, you may put your throat back to make yourself vomit.
- Chew food and spit it out.
- Use laxatives, diet pills, and weight loss supplements.
- Weigh yourself or look in the mirror several times a day to see if your weight or proportions have increased.
- Often talks or complains about weight, body shape and obesity on a regular basis.
- less social don’t talk to anyone and less interested in what you like