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Comparison of Adolescent Delinquency versus Anorexia Nervosa

The problem of adolescents delinquency: How is it different from the problems of adolescents with anorexia nervosa? There are both similarities and differences between adolescents who engage in delinquency and those who develop anorexia nervosa. A few similarities are discussed, but the primary focus of this library solution is on three main areas in which the two groups of adolescents differ.

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There is some overlap between adolescents with anorexia nervosa and those engaging in delinquency. Adolescents suffering from anorexia nervosa, or another eating disorder, might also display the following delinquent behaviors: Alcohol, tobacco or marijuana use; and unprotected sexual activity. Likewise, some troubled teens engaging in delinquent activities might also develop an eating disorder. However, despite the many similarities between delinquency and anorexia nervosa, there are some differences. their body is one way they are attempting ...

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This library solution briefly describes three key differences between adolescents who engage in delinquency and adolescents who have anorexia nervosa. A few areas of overlap where similarities can be observed are also mentioned.