Problem

Pica

Other Names:
Eating of non-digestible substances
Nature:
Pica is a term used to describe the desire to eat indigestible things. Typical are children who want to eat soil, chalk and other inedible items.
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Subject(s):
Health Care Nutrition
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
27.12.2000 – 00:00 CET