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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 5
Incidence of anorexia nervosa and its associated symptoms among females in diverse profession groups in district Kohat and Karak

Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Aqsa Tahir, Gulshan Ara, Irum Afridi, Maria Dil, Ayesha Bibi, Haseena Akhter, Zohra Ferdus, Faryal, Zeenat Parveen, Tania Sajid, Saima Bibi and Kausar Saeed

Anorexia nervosa is also sometime called Anorexia. It is psychological disorder in which is prevalent among females. 618 adult respondents of various professions were included in this study out of which 77/618 were Teachers, 138/618 were house wives, 97/618 were unmarried house hold females, 109/618 were College and university students, 80/618 were social workers, 35/618 were paramedic staff, 9/618 were female security guards, 8/618 were lady constables, 32/618 were maids, 15/618 were female tailors while 18 were doctors. Data was recorded on a questionnaire. Almost all females were either completely or partially suffering from anorexia nervosa as they had fear of becoming over weight. About Excessive exercise (64/618) and induced vomiting (67/618) was found most prevalent symptoms present among of study population. 41/618 were involved in skipping meals, 30/618 were using laxatives, 36/618 were hypothermic, 29/618 had brittle nails due to malnutrition, 41/618 had thin appearance still they were involved in reducing weight, 29/618 had amenorrhea, 40/618 had depression, 3/618 3 had fatigue, 39 had mood swing problem, 43/618 had dry skin, 26/618 had fear of gaining weight, 37/618 had constipation problem, 26/618 had hypotension, 8/618 had hypertension, 29/618 had halitosis
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How to cite this article:
Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Aqsa Tahir, Gulshan Ara, Irum Afridi, Maria Dil, Ayesha Bibi, Haseena Akhter, Zohra Ferdus, Faryal, Zeenat Parveen, Tania Sajid, Saima Bibi, Kausar Saeed. Incidence of anorexia nervosa and its associated symptoms among females in diverse profession groups in district Kohat and Karak. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(5):332-335.
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