Eating Disorders

What are eating disorders?

Eating disorders are serious mental health disorders. They involve severe problems with your thoughts about food and your eating behaviors. You may eat much less or much more than you need.

Eating disorders are medical conditions; they are not a lifestyle choice. They affect your body's ability to get proper nutrition. This can lead to health issues, such as heart and kidney problems, or sometimes even death. But there are treatments that can help.

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  1. Eating Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are eating disorders? Eating disorders are serious mental health disorders. They involve severe problems with your thoughts about food and your eating behaviors. You may ...
  2. Binge eating is an eating disorder in which a person regularly eats unusually large amounts of food. During binge eating, the person also feels a loss ...
  3. Eating Disorders (Nemours Foundation)  
    Eating disorders are so common in America that 1 or 2 out of every 100 students will struggle ...
  4. Eating Disorders: About More Than Food From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    Eating Disorders/Start Here ... Eating Disorders ... National Institute of Mental Health ... This brochure provides information about different types of eating disorders, ...
  5. Let's Talk about Eating Disorders From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health) - PDF  
    Eating Disorders/Start Here ... Eating Disorders ... National Institute of Mental Health ... PDF ... From the National Institutes of Health ... This infographic presents facts ...
  6. Eating Disorders: Statistics (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    Eating Disorders/Statistics and Research ... Eating Disorders ... National Institute of Mental Health ... An overview of statistics for eating disorders. Eating disorders ...
  7. The following organizations provide information on eating disorders: Academy for Eating Disorders -- www.aedweb.org Overeaters Anonymous -- oa.org National Eating Disorders Association -- www.nationaleatingdisorders.org National Institute of Mental ...
  8. Eating Disorders From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    Explore information about eating disorders, including signs and symptoms, treatment, research and statistics, and clinical trials. Examples of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia ...
  9. ... diagnosis advice, treatment options and related conditions of eating disorders. ... NAMI, mental illness, mentally ill, menatlly ill, eating, disorder, ... eating, starving, starve, thin, fat, food, weight, weight loss, purging, ...
  10. A comprehensive eating disorders glossary and dictionary defining more than 400 terms and concepts used in the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. The glossary is edited by the international non- ...
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