Anorexia nervosa has a high comorbidity rate with other mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD, and bipolar disorder. Often, another mental illness is the underlying cause of the eating disorder or vice versa. In many cases, people who have recovered from anorexia continue to experience depression, anxiety, OCD, or body dysmorphic disorder.
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