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Sangita Pal ; Amit Bandyopadhyay ;Journal of Human Sport and Exercise 2013, 8 4

Author: Biswajit Chaki

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Journal of Human Sport and Exercise E-ISSN: 1988-5202 jhse@ua.es Universidad de Alicante España Chaki, Biswajit; Pal, Sangita; Bandyopadhyay, Amit Exploring scientific legitimacy of orthorexia nervosa:a newly emerging eating disorder Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, vol.
8, núm.
4, octubre-diciembre, 2013, pp.
1045-1053 Universidad de Alicante Alicante, España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=301030569014 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Original Article Exploring scientific legitimacy of orthorexia nervosa:a newly emerging eating disorder BISWAJIT CHAKI, SANGITA PAL, AMIT BANDYOPADHYAY 1 Sports and Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta ABSTRACT Chaki, B., Pal, S.
& Bandyopadhyay, A.(2013).
Exploring scientific legitimacy of orthorexia nervosa: a newly emerging eating disorder.
J.
Hum.
Sport Exerc., 8(4), pp.1045-1053.
Eating disorders are a range maladaptive eating behaviours characterized by highly restrictive and unhealthy food intake patterns that lead to variety of psychiatric, physiological and health complications such as depression, anxiety, and personality disorders etc.
Many of these psychological eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa have been recognized as disease by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV) of American psychiatric association.
However there are many newly identified eating disorders which are yet to be recognized as disease by American psychiatric association.
Orthorexia nervosa (ON) is one such unrecognized psychological eating disorder in which the person becomes obsessed with eating pure, healthy and right kinds of foods to improve health.
There are no standard d...





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