Emotional anorexia means that you are living in emotional starvation mode. Just as irritability and anger happen when your blood glucose levels go down, when you dont have enough “psychological sugar” your emotional “blood levels” also go down.
What does anorexia do to your personality?
People who suffer from anorexia nervosa tend to have high levels of harm avoidance, a personality trait characterized by worrying, pessimism, and shyness, and low levels of novelty seeking, which includes impulsivity and preferring new or novel things (Fassino et al., 2002).
Is Pistanthrophobia a mental disorder?
Pistanthrophobia, or any phobia, needs to be diagnosed by a mental health professional. That said, pistanthrophobia isnt included in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as an official diagnosis.
What is a Pistanthrophobia?
“Pistanthrophobia is the fear trusting others and is often the result of experiencing a serious disappointment or painful ending to a prior relationship,” says Dana McNeil, a licensed marriage and family therapist.