EATING DISORDERS

Eating disorders are a devastating mental illness. Learn about the causes, signs and treatments for eating disorders.
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How do you conduct an eating disorder intervention?

Interventions require careful planning but they may be a good way to help someone with an eating disorder. Learn about conducting an eating disorder intervention in this article.

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  • 5 Signs of Weight Obsession

    5 Signs of Weight Obsession

    At what point does watching your weight go from healthy to obsessive? We give you five signs to look out for. See more »

  • Eating Disorders Q & A

    Eating Disorders Q & A

    Eating disorders can be confusing and painful. Take a look at these commonly asked questions to learn more for yourself or a loved one. See more »

  • Obsessive Weight Watcher: How much is too much?

    Obsessive Weight Watcher: How much is too much?

    Watching your weight can be a healthy activity. Watching it with a maniacal intensity? Not so much. Take our quick quiz to find out if you know the difference between a healthy concern about body weight and an unhealthy -- and unsafe -- obsession. See more »

  • 10 Facts About Eating Disorders

    10 Facts About Eating Disorders

    Eating disorders strike more than 7 million American women each year. See 10 important facts to learn more. See more »

  • About Eating Disorders

    About Eating Disorders

    Eating disorders are devastating mental illnesses that affect millions of people. Get an overview of statistics, causes and more. See more »

  • Bridget's Journey with Anorexia

    Bridget's Journey with Anorexia

    Bridget is a young woman recovering from anorexia. Read her story and learn about her struggles in recovering from an eating disorder. See more »

  • Diagnosing Eating Disorders

    Diagnosing Eating Disorders

    Diagnosing an eating disorder is the first step in getting treatment. Learn about the common symptoms of eating disorders and tests used for diagnosis. See more »

  • How to Tell If You or a Friend May Have an Eating Disorder

    How to Tell If You or a Friend May Have an Eating Disorder

    Do you know how to tell if you or a friend has an eating disorder? Take a look at the signs of anorexia and bulimia to learn more. See more »

  • Preventing Eating Disorders

    Preventing Eating Disorders

    Preventing eating disorders involves fostering a healthy self-image and respect for thoughts and feelings. See tips and advice for developing a healthy mind and body. See more »

  • Questions to Ask About Eating Disorders

    Questions to Ask About Eating Disorders

    If you are planning to talk to a medical provider about an eating disorder, review the following questions to prepare for your appointment. See more »

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