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Eating Disorders

Articles, Videos and treatment options for Eating Disorders

The term "eating disorder" encompasses a wide variety of abnormal behaviors that can present in a number of clinical pictures. One of the most basic ways to define "eating disorder" is as a cluster of abnormal eating habits associated with deranged thoughts or negative feelings. To define "eating disorder" adequately both psychological and clinical symptoms must be addressed.

Our overview of eating disorders can be found here. For the latest content, scroll down and select from the list.

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