Eating Disorders

The American Psychiatric Association published the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and

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

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

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

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

Eating disorders are a group of mental illnesses that are complex. People suffering from an

A lot of what people know about eating disorders comes from "common knowledge." Unfortunately,

The term “subclinical eating disorder” is a generalist classification for eating compulsions or

When it comes to the discussion of eating disorders, night eating syndrome is a rarely

Transgender, lesbian, gay and bisexual students are at greater risk of eating disorders,

After collating a series of national surveys, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

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

The most recognizable symbol for eating disorder awareness is the logo for the National Eating

According to a new study, anorexia tends to increase a given person’s risk of death fivefold.

In the first report of its kind outside the US, researchers in the UK have found that the

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Anorexia nervosa is a dangerous type of eating disorder characterized by an intense fear of weight gain, extremely restrictive eating habits, and...

The first rule of eating disorders is not to talk about eating disorders—at least, that's what your eating disorder will tell you.

Many...

It may sound unbelievable, but people can suffer from a severe eating disorder and not even know it. You would think just looking in a mirror...

As the discussion around eating disorders becomes less and less taboo, a growing number of high-profile celebrities have begun to talk about their...

It is hard for someone without an eating disorder to understand why someone suffering from anorexia nervosa would go without food. Most people...

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More Articles

Anorexia nervosa is a dangerous type of eating disorder characterized by an intense fear of weight gain, extremely restrictive eating habits, and...

The first rule of eating disorders is not to talk about eating disorders—at least, that's what your eating disorder will tell you.

Many...

It may sound unbelievable, but people can suffer from a severe eating disorder and not even know it. You would think just looking in a mirror...

As the discussion around eating disorders becomes less and less taboo, a growing number of high-profile celebrities have begun to talk about their...

It is hard for someone without an eating disorder to understand why someone suffering from anorexia nervosa would go without food. Most people...

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

Bulimia nervosa is a type of eating disorder characterized by recurrent binging and purging, a destructive cycle that often leaves bulimic...

Laxative abuse is a common practice among people struggling with eating disorders that involve purging, such as bulimia nervosa or anorexia...

Most people find holidays stressful, but the thought of facing holidays can be overwhelming for a person with an eating disorder. If a special day...

Even though most people have some awareness of bulimia, it’s important to remember that the signs and symptoms will often manifest themselves...

Susan Dey first rose to fame in her role as a charming, innocent looking girl named Laurie Partridge on ‘The Partridge Family’, a television...

Eating disorders often do more than just affect a person’s body weight. In extreme cases, disordered eating habits can cause severe malnutrition,...

Your metabolism is the many different chemical reactions that your body undergoes to sustain your life. One of the main functions of the...

When you start treatment for an eating disorder, one of the essential goals is to learn how to make good food choices. There are two common...

Eating disorders are the most deadly of all psychological disorders. Ginging, purging, and starving oneself can have multiple effects on the body...