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

Anorexia Following Termination of Pregnancy and Laproscopic Sterilization


Ajay Velayudhan1, TM Raghu1, B Sudarshan1, Prabha S Chandra2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Velayudhan A, Raghu T M, Sudarshan B, Chandra PS. Anorexia Following Termination of Pregnancy and Laproscopic Sterilization.Indian J Psychiatry 2001;43:67-69


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Velayudhan A, Raghu T M, Sudarshan B, Chandra PS. Anorexia Following Termination of Pregnancy and Laproscopic Sterilization. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 2001 [cited 2020 Jan 18 ];43:67-69
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