Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a devastating mental illness. Learn about the causes, signs and treatments for eating disorders.

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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.


Picky Eating in Adults Is a Diagnosable Disorder — Really

Preference for a very limited range of food can be common in children. But when does it become a diagnosable affliction for adults?

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.

What are the causes of eating disorders?

People with eating disorders develop them for different reasons. Learn about the causes of eating disorders in this article.

What are signs of teen eating disorders?

Boys and girls can have different kinds of eating disorders. Learn about the signs of teen eating disorders in this article.

Where can you find help if your teen has an eating disorder?

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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.

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.

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.

About Eating Disorders

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

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.