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Is anorexia nervosa inherited

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There is no definitie genetic link that confirms that anorexia is inherited. There are theories that it could be an inherited trait. Other theories propose that a likelihood may be inherited (that is, a person may be more likely than someone else to develop an eating disorder based on a predisposition to other factor-causes like depression or BDD). Many medical professionals believe that it is a "learned" behaviour. That is, people with family members who suffer from anorexia may themselves develop anorexia not because of genetics but because they copy habits or actions of family members.

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