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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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Coming to the realization that you have an eating disorder can be difficult and even overwhelming....
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The average young woman’s perception of her body is “fat.” Studies indicate many people, especially...
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We all have an internal voice inside our head that determines how we view situations and ourselves....
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"Even as a kid, I knew I was different," says Sandy,* "I always felt so bad about myself, so guilty....
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Eating disorders are not usually considered a primary diagnosis that stands alone. Rather, they are...
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Anyone, Even Celebrities, Can Be Affected By Eating Disorders From Lady Gaga to Princess Diana, a nu...
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Surgery for weight loss, also called bariatric surgery, has one primary aim – to reduce the amount o...
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A binge eating disorder is thought to be a consequence of an emotional or mental condition, rather t...
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Of all the eating disorders that exist, none are more known than anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervos...
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Diagnostic Criteria for Eating Disorders Are Found In the DSM-IV Many people struggle with overeatin...