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
What is an eating disorder?
Eating disorders are often not actually about food but are a way of dealing with emotional distressRead more >>
Information on the nature and signs of anorexia, as well as how to find help and supportRead more >>
Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that usually involves periods of bingeing and purgingRead more >>
Eating disorders not otherwise specified
Some eating disorders don't fit into one diagnosis, but can be just as serious.Read more >>
Eating disorders in men
Eating disorders can affect men and women of any age, but sometimes risk factors can be different for men.Read more >>
Body dysmorphic disorder
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a disorder that affects how you see yourself.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 >>