Eating Disorders

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


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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.

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.

10 Facts About Eating Disorders

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

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.

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.