It is important to seek medical treatment for weight and appetite loss. Unlike anorexia nervosa where the sufferer doesn't recognize they are thin, have intense fears of gaining weight or becoming fat,and have a distorted body image. There are many reasons for weight loss, some psychiatric (e.g. depression) and some medical. I would discuss this with your physician, if your weight loss continues, a second opinion may be warrented.
This response is for general informational use only. Always consult your physician regarding concerns about your health. For an appointment for evaluation at Henry Ford Behavioral Services contact (313)874 6680.
*Keywords: Anorexia Nervosa, Weight loss, Appetite Loss