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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.


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 »

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 »

Treating Eating Disorders

Most women don't realize how damaging eating disorders are to their health. The sooner treatment starts, the better the recovery. See these treatment options to learn more. See more »

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 »

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 »

Teens and Eating Disorders

Teenage girls are increasingly expressing dissatisfaction with their bodies. Why is this happening and what can be done about it? See more »