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What are the causes of starvation?


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Answered 2012-01-19 23:02:56

There are many different causes of anorexia and self-starvation, and no individual may have just a single cause. Often, anorexia is something that builds up or involves many pushing factors. Anorexia can be referred to often as a "diet gone too far", or something that maybe started out not so serious and developed into something much worse. Common causes and trigger include....

* Bullying/teasing (especially about weight and appearacnes)

* Obsessive dieting

* Yo-yo dieting

* Low self-esteem

* Low sense of self-worth

* OCD or "Perfectionism"

* BDD (Body Dismorphic Disorder)

* Family/friends influences

* Genetics (this is only a theory, more research is pending to support or deny this possibility)

* Social/media influences and pressures

* Depression

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