Eating disorders are a group of conditions characterised by abnormal eating habits that may involve either insufficient or excessive food consumption to the detriment of an individuals physical and emotional health.
An eating disorder can be very destructive, both physically and emotionally, and people can get trapped into the destructive cycle of the eating disorder without knowing how to cope with it
Worried a friend has an eating disorder?
It can be very hard seeing someone you know experiencing an eating disorder and they may not be aware that it is a problem.Read more >>
Eating disorders not otherwise specified
Some eating disorders don't fit into one diagnosis, but can be just as serious.Read more >>
Recovering from an eating disorder
People can recover completely from eating disorders. It takes time, but you'll get there step by stepRead more >>
What is an eating disorder?
Eating disorders are often not actually about food but are a way of dealing with emotional distressRead more >>
Do you think you might be using food as a way of dealing with your emotions?Read more >>
Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that usually involves periods of bingeing and purgingRead more >>
Information on binge eating disorder, its main characteristics and how to manage it.Read more >>