Akshita Mehra, Shalini Raj Kumawat Department of Nursing, Tirupati College of Nursing, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Anorexia nervosa is a serious eating disorder predominantly affecting adolescents girls. The incidence amng young girls aged 15-19 has been recorded as high. Adolescence is a time in which the body is particulary vulnerable to the effects of malnutrition and starvation, with even a short episode of resulting in stunting of growth, infertility, osteoporosis. The aim of study was to determine the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding anorexia nervosa.