Un-healthy Eating Disorders
Genetics: some people may have genes that increase their risk of developing eating disorders.
Psychological and emotional health: some people may have low self-esteem, perfectionism, impulsive behavior and troubled relationships that bring on the eating disorder.
Society: Peer pressure and what people see online may cause them to want to be thin.
Anorexia is characterized: by a fear of being over weight and distorted body image, people with anorexia nervosa may starve themselves or exercise more then others.
Symptoms: dry hair, slow growth or delayed puberty, and vomiting or constipation.
Long Term effects: Death, Organ Failure, and scurvy and other diseases caused by chronic vitamin deficiency.
Characteristics: They take steps to avoid gaining weight, most commonly known is throwing up.
Symptoms: stomach ulcer, food aversion, and inflamed esophagus
Long term Effects: death, Blood in the vomit, Problems during pregnancy.
Characteristics: where you frequently consume unusually large amounts of food and feel like your unable to stop.
Symptoms: Frequently eating alone or in secret, eating even when your full, and Eating until you're uncomfortably full.
Long Term Effects: Social isolation, Obesity, and Bipolar disorder.
Sources of help
Psychoanalyst: Uses psychotherapy to treat mental disorders.
Nutritionist: Specializes in food and diet.
Therapy: long term treatment to stay on track.