DSM-5: Key Changes in the Diagnosing of Eating Disorders

The American Psychiatric Association published the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) on December 1, 2012.

Think You Have An Eating Disorder? Here Are Some Signs

It may sound unbelievable, but people can suffer from a severe eating disorder and not even know it.

Nature vs. Nurture: The Role It Plays in Eating Disorders

What causes someone to develop an eating disorder? Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to answer this question.

Your Child Has An Eating Disorder: Where Can You Find Helpful Resources?

If you suspect your child has an eating disorder, you may feel overwhelmed. There are a few things you should know upfront.

You Could Be Suffering From Distorted Body Image and Not Know It

If you were asked to describe yourself physically, how much of that description would be negative?

Are Narcissists at Risk for Developing Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are a group of mental illnesses that are complex.

Think You Know What an Eating Disorder Is? Don't Be Surprised If You're Wrong

A lot of what people know about eating disorders comes from "common knowledge." Unfortunately, common knowledge isn't always correct, or it may give you an incomplete under

Symptoms and Treatment Stages of Subclinical Eating Disorders

The term “subclinical eating disorder” is a generalist classification for eating compulsions or behaviors that do not meet enough criteria to be termed a clinical eating di

Night Eating Syndrome: The Rarely Recognized Eating Disorder

When it comes to the discussion of eating disorders, night eating syndrome is a rarely recognized and often poorly understood condition.

Why Eating Disorders Cause Amenorrhea (and Why That's Bad for You)

From puberty to menopause, females are expected to menstruate unless they are pregnant or nursing.