Eating Disorders

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

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

By Jesslyn Shields

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

By Michael Franco

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

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

By National Women's Health Resource Center

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

By National Women's Health Resource Center

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

By National Women's Health Resource Center

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

By National Women's Health Resource Center

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.

By National Women's Health Resource Center

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

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

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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.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers