Eating Disorders

An eating disorder is any psychological condition charectorized by abnormal eating habits that may involve either insufficient or excessive food intake to the detriment of an individuals physical and emotional health. Eating disorders are estimated to affect 5-10 million females and 1 million males in the United States. Although not yet classified as separate disorder, binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in the United States affecting 3.5% of females and 2% of males according to a study by Harvard affiliated McLean Hospital. Bulimia nervosa was the second most common followed by Anorexia nervosa.

Disorders Include:
[ Anorexia nervosa ] [ Binge eating disorder ] [ Bulimia Nervosa ] [ Compulsive Overeating ] [ Night eating syndrome ]
[ Orthorexia Nervosa ] [ Rumination Syndrome ] [ Selective Eating Disorder ]

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