Eating Disorders

by: Karrington and Ajah

Anorexia Nervosa

An eating disorder causing people to obsess about weight and what they eat.

Causes

low self-worth

weight-related peer insults

cultural image of beauty

Bulimia

A serious eating disorder marked by binging, followed by methods to avoid weight gain.

Causes

combination of genetics

family behaviors

social values (such as admiring thinness)

perfectionism

Binge Eating

the consumption of large quantities of food in a short period of time, typically as part of an eating disorder.

Causes

depressed

impulse control

unable to express feelings