Eating disorders

The harmful effects!

What is an eating disorder?

any of a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits

Different types of eating disorders!

    Anorexia Nervosa

    Bulimia Nervosa

    Binge-Eating Disorde

    DSM criteria

    a life-threatening condition that affects physical,emotional, behavioural and social development


    "The features of anorexia nervosa most commonly emerge in mid-adolescence, with the highest incidence rates reported for women between the ages 15 and 19 years"

    Children are exposed at a young age to think they have to look a certain way

    Early detection and treatment improve the prognosis and reduce the risk of AN developing into a chronic condition in adulthood
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    "In adolescents, the best available evidence is for family-based interventions"
    "For those with binge eating disorder, being overweight in childhood with high emotional eating predicts treatment resistance"

    Emotionally involved

    An individual will become so obsessed with their body image that they are consumed with it.
    Social Media and Body Images


    • Allen, K. L., Byrne, S. M., Oddy, W. H., Schmidt, U., & Crosby, R. D. (2014). Risk factors

    • for binge eating and purging eating disorders: Differences based on age of onset. International Journal Of Eating Disorders, 47(7), 802-812. doi:10.1002/eat.22299

    • Bezance, J., & Holliday, J. (2013). Adolescents with anorexia nervosa have their say: A review of qualitative studies on treatment and recovery from anorexia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review, 21(5), 352-360. doi:10.1002/erv.2239

    • Halmi, K. A. (2013). Perplexities of treatment resistence in eating disorders. BMC Psychiatry, 13(1), 1-12. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-292