Causes of eating disorders
Society- Famous people are thin and pretty so to be pretty you need to be small
Genetics- Eating disorders can possibly run in your family
Psychological and emotional health- People can have psychological and emotional problems that contribute to the disorder. May have low self-esteem, impulsive behavior and troubled relationships.
An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat.
Excessive overeating followed by compensatory behaviors such as laxative abuse, vomiting, and/or compulsive exercising
people consume huge amounts of food while feeling out of control and powerless to stop
Sources of help
Find an eating disorder treatment specialist in your area