PAROREXIA By N., Sam M.S. - 5 noun. a pathological obsessive-like drive to eat atypical foods or non-nutritive compounds. PAROREXIA: "The risk of parorexia is elevated during pregnancy." Related Psychology Terms OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION PICA LYING HUNGER DRIVE ADOLESCENCE (Theories) PMDD: Can It Be Cured? Counselor and Client Safety DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) BIRTH ADJUSTMENTS Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PAROREXIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/parorexia/ (accessed July 2, 2022).