anorexia nervosa, binge eating, bulimia
Anorexia Nervosa & Binge Eating
Effects: Weigh less than healthy, refuse to stay at normal weight, obsess about food and dieting, exercise a lot.
Treatment: Medical Treatment and Nutritional Counseling.
Binge Eating: Consuming unusually large amounts of food.
Effects: Rapidly eating large amounts of food, feeling stress or tension only relieved by eating, eating even when you're full, embarrassment over how much you are eating, health issues, insomnia, anxiety, depression etc.
Treatment: Cognitive-behavior therapy, Interpersonal-psychotherapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Effects: chipmunk cheeks, calluses/scars on knuckles and hands, discolored teeth, not underweight, frequent fluctuations in weight.
Treatment: Breaking the binge-and-purge cycle, changing unhealthy thoughts and processes, solving emotional issues.