Children with eating disorders

By: AnnMarie Farrish

Not eating right

Eating right and is important to everyone but especially for children so they can grow and develop.

Terms

Anorexia- when some is afraid to gain weight and thinks they're fat no matter what there weight really is.

Bulimia- this is when people with eat a whole bunch of food then make themselves throw it up afterwards.

Anorexia signs

  • Refusal to eat
  • lack of emotion
  • irritable
  • excessive excursive
  • fear of eating in public

Bulimia signs

  • repeated binge eating
  • loss of control during binge eating
  • obsessed with body image, weight and or dieting

Parents

There are plenty of treatment available for your child on any of these conditions