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Anorexia is more common in women than in men, and usually manifests itself during adolescence, although some pre-pubescent children have been diagnosed with the disorder (Abrams and Stormer 2002; Manley, Rickson, and Standeven 2000). About 1 in 200 girls, ages 15-19 years, are said to have the disorder, making this illness “the third most common chronic condition” in this age group (Manley, Rickson, and Standeven 2000).