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Nasogastric Feeding - process of feeding a specially prepared, highly nutritious and calorific liquid through a tube which is passed up the nose and down into the stomach via the oesophagus.

Orthorexia Nervosa - eating disorder characterised by the compulsion to eat only foods that are healthy.

Osteoporosis - low bone mineral density.

Pica - eating disorder characterised by the obsessive eating, chewing or licking of non-food items.

Psychiatrist - doctor which specialises in mental health.

Psychologist - clinician which specialises in the mind and its activities.

Psychotherapist - treatment which uses various discussion methods.

Purging - self-induced vomiting 

Serotonin - a neurotransmitter that helps regulate the appetite, sleep and mood.