Student Wellness Center
Student Services Building 4.5
Phone: (972) 883-4275

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 8-5
Friday 8-5
Evenings by appointment

Mailing Address
Student Wellness Center
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Rd., SSB42
Richardson, TX 75080

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is characterized by obsession with food and being thin and often leads to self-starvation and over exercising.


  • Refusing to eat and denying hunger
  • Excessive exercise
  • Distorted self-image
  • Fear of gaining weight
  • Thin appearance
  • Preoccupation with food
  • Social withdrawal
  • Feeling cold frequently
  • Dehydration
  • Constipation
  • Dry skin
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Dizziness, fainting
  • Menstrual irregularities, loss of menstruation
  • Soft hair present on the body
  • Abdominal pain
  • Low blood pressure