What is an Eating Disorder?

What is an Eating Disorder?

Learn more about eating disorders through statistics, definitions of normal eating, diagnostic criteria, details regarding weight fluctuations, “myths” about eating disorder, and more.


Eating Disorder Statistics

What is Normal Eating?

Diagnostic Criteria (DSM-IV)

Water Weight and Malnutrition

Starvation and Behavior

Myths About Eating Disorder

Not All Doctors are Experts

Recommended Reading

Resources & Organizations





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