The Dangers of Eating Disorders

Why am I doing this I do not know

There are three types of Eating Disorders

>Anorexia Nervosa

>Bulimia Nervosa

>Compulsive Eating Disorder



The symptoms of Eating Disorder

Not wanting to eat or pretending not to be hungry

A fear of gaining weight

A negative or distorted self-image

Doing more exercise

Flat mood or no emotion

Irritability

Fear of eating in public

Not wanting to be around people

Thin appearance

Trouble sleeping



The diagnosis of Eating Disorder



Eating disorders are diagnosed based on signs, symptoms and eating habits.




The cause of Eating Disorder is unknown




Eating disorder typically starts around fours years of age however it can also start at middle age or later in life.The best treatment is psychotherapy or psychological counseling with careful attention to medical and nutritional needs.

eating disorder cannot be prevented

My Sources

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

The Everything Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders by Angie Best-Boss

www.eatingdisorderfoundation.org

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