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    Anorexia Nervosa as nervous affection
    Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences 10 (1). 2017.
    Samuel Fenwick was a gastroenterologist of the Victorian age. His interest in anorexia nervosa derives from his studies on the diseases of the stomach and digestive organs, published in On the atrophy of the stomach and on the nervous affections of the digestive organs. In this book, from which the present article is taken, he presents theoretical reflections and clinical observations of anorexia nervosa. In Fenwick's view loss of appetite can depend on several diseases of digestive functions, b…Read more