Orthorexia nervosa in society

Dominik Olejniczak, Joanna Skonieczna


Orthorexia nervosa is a relatively new health problem, which explains limited knowledge about the phenomenon in society. Only a few empirical studies on the course of this disorder, its characteristics and prevalence have been conducted. Therefore, it is not possible to precisely estimate the scale of the phenomenon. Nevertheless, there are tools available to assess the risk of orthorexia, and methods for its treatment. It is necessary to do further research in this disorder and to educate society about its risk factors. This can translate into an improved diagnosis (and thus help to determine the scale of the phenomenon), and support the development of uniform diagnostic criteria.


Orthorexia nervosa; Nutrition; Health

Full Text:



Donini LM, Marsili D, Graziani MP, Imbriale M, Canella C. Orthorexia nervosa: A preliminary study with a proposal for diagnosis and an attempt to measure the dimension of the phenomenon. Eat. Weight Disord. 2004; 9 (2): 151–157

Tulay Bagci Bosi A., Camur D., Guler Cagatay G. Prevalence of orthorexia nervosa in resident medical doctors in the faculty of medicine (Ankara, Turkey). Appetite. 2007; 49: 661–666.

Janas-Kozik M., Zejda J., Stochel M. i wsp. Ortoreksja – nowe rozpoznanie? Psychiatr. Pol. 2012; 3: 441–450.

Brytek-Matera A. Orthorexia nervosa – an eating disorder, obsessive – compulsive

Dittfeld A., Koszowska A., Fizia K., Ortoreksja – nowe zaburzenie odżywiania, Annales Academiae Medicae Silesiensis. 20013; 67(6): 393-399

Donini L.M., Marsili D., Graziani M.P., Imbriale M., Cannella C.Orthorexia nervosa: Validation of a diagnosis questionnaire. Eating Weight Disord. 2005; 10: e28–32

WHO Official Website www.who.int

Kędra E. Zaburzenia odżywiania – znak naszych czasów. Piel. Zdr. Publ. 2011; 1: 169–175

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1438807


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2018 © The Author(s)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Journal of Education, Health and Sport formerly Journal of Health Sciences

Declaration on the original version.

Editors indicates that the main version of the magazine is to issue a "electronic".

The journal has had 5 points in Ministry of Science and Higher Education parametric evaluation. § 8. 2) and § 12. 1. 2) 22.02.2019.

1223 Journal of Education, Health and Sport eISSN 2391-8306 7

ISSN 2391-8306 formerly ISSN: 1429-9623 / 2300-665X

Archives 2011 - 2014

PBN 2011 - 2014


POL-index 2011 - 2014


BASE 2011 - 2014




Indexed in Bases, Bazy indeksacyjne: ERIH Plus, Worldcat, PBN/POL-Index, ICI Journals Master List, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ZBD, Ulrich's periodicals, Google Scholar, Polska Bibliografia Lekarska

US NLM = 101679844

101679844 - NLM Catalog Result - NCBI


Find a library that holds this journal: http://worldcat.org/issn/23918306

Journal Language(s): English 

PBN Poland






Redaction, Publisher and Editorial Office

Instytut Kultury Fizycznej Uniwersytet Kazimierza Wielkiego w Bydgoszczy, Institute of Physical Education Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Poland 85-091 Bydgoszcz ul. Sportowa 2  www.ukw.edu.pl Copyright by Instytut Kultury Fizycznej UKW w Bydgoszczy http://ojs.ukw.edu.pl/index.php/johs  Open Access ISSN 2391-8306 formerly ISSN: 1429-9623 / 2300-665X

The journal has been approved for inclusion in ERIH PLUS.

The ERIH PLUS listing of the journal is available at https://dbh.nsd.uib.no/publiseringskanaler/erihplus/periodical/info?id=485984

SIC Science citation index (calculated on the basis of TCI and Page Rank) 0

Russian Impact factor 0.16

Indexed in Index Copernicus Journals Master List.


ICV 2018 = 95.95 ICV 2017 = 91.30 ICV 2016 = 84.69 ICV 2015 = 93.34 ICV 2014 = 89.51 Standardized Value: 8.27 ICV 2013: 7.32 ICV 2012: 6.41 ICV 20115.48

The InfoBase Index IBI Factor for the year 2015 is 3.56 in InfoBase Index.com.

Website: www.infobaseindex.com

Universal Impact Factor 1.78 for year 2012. (http://www.uifactor.org/AppliedJournals.aspx)

Indexed in Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN) (PBN Polska Bibliografia Naukowa) (https://pbn.nauka.gov.pl/journals/36616)

is a portal of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, collecting information on publications of Polish scientists and on Polish and foreign scholarly journals. Polish Scholarly Bibliograhpy is a part of POL-on - System of Information on Higher Education. It is operated by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling, University of Warsaw.

Indexed in Russian Sciences Index Российский индекс научного цитирования (РИНЦ) http://elibrary.ru/contents.asp?titleid=37467

Indexed in Arianta Polish scientific and professional electronic journals Aneta Drabek i Arkadiusz Pulikowski