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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 67-69

Anorexia Following Termination of Pregnancy and Laproscopic Sterilization


1 Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bangalore - 560 029, India
2 Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bangalore - 560 029, India

Correspondence Address:
T M Raghu
Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences, Bangalore - 560 029
India
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Presentations of Anorexia Nervosa in India are usually atypical and anorexia is more commonly a symptom rather than a syndrome. This report highlights a case of anorexia following medical termination of pregnancy and laproscopic sterilisation, its association with conflicts regarding childbirth and motherhood in a 34 year old woman and the impact of anorexia on child rearing.



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