Eating Disorders

All about Eating Disorders

Symptoms of Eating Disorders

1. Mood alter alteration

2. Binge eating

3. Laxative use

4. Exercising

5. Obsession with food

6. Dieting

7. Bizarre eating habits

8. Refusal to maintain a normal body weight

9. Frequent trips to the bathroom

10. Preoccupation with weight

Types of Eating Disorders

What is an eating disorder?

Eating disorders are real, treatable medical illnesses. They frequently consist with other illnesses such as depression, substance abuse, or anxiety disorder. Other symptoms can become life threatening if a person does not receive treatment, which is reflected by anorexia being associated with the highest mortality rate of any other psychiatric disorder.