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eat·ing dis·or·ders (ED),

a group of mental disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, pica, and rumination disorder of infancy.

eating disorders

a group of behaviors often fueled by unresolved emotional conflicts symptomized by altered food consumption. Disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating. Compare pica.

eat·ing dis·or·ders

(ēt'ing dis-ōr'dĕrz)
A class of mental disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, compulsive overeating, and pica.

eating disorders

the key functional requirements for the clinical definition of an eating disorder are that the behaviour must no longer be under personal control and/or must cause significant adverse changes in psychological, social or physical functioning. The most severe eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. See also anorexia, bulimia.

eat·ing dis·or·ders

(ED) (ēt'ing dis-ōr'dĕrz)
Mental disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and pica.

eating disorders,

n.pl a group of dysfunctional behaviors of nutrition, including anorexia, bulimia, or cravings for such nonfood items as ice, clay, or starch.

eating

combined prehension, mastication and swallowing.

Patient discussion about eating disorders

Q. I have been struggling with an eating disorder. Can I reverse this? Hi everybody! Here is Tom of 25 yrs old male. I have been struggling with an eating disorder. Now I have low bone density into the osteoporosis level. My level is -2.6. I'm still young, is there hope for me? Can I reverse this? Are there any herbs or other supplements that may help me?

A. most people who has eating disorder wouldn't believe you if you'll say them they have a problem. anorexic girls believe they are fat even when they are all skin and bones. you passed that stage. that stage was the hard one. not that you are facing an easy journey, but the hardest part is behind you. here is a site that will be a big help for you:

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/p.asp?WebPage_ID=286&Profile_ID=41156

Q. what should i eat and not eat

A. depends on the situation,but i would talk to a nutrition professional,

Q. Can eating carbs help you lose weight?

A. nope- they do just the opposite. carbohydrates are a compound sugar. there are diets that use only carbs, diets that use non but in the end- they are just unhealthy.

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Identifying local mental health providers who are trained to provide CBT for patients with eating disorders is another concern.
A Beat spokesperson said: "These numbers demonstrate, once again, the devastation eating disorders can cause.
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Beat's helpline receives calls from across the UK from males experiencing an eating disorder, but also many calls from people calling about others they're worried about, particularly from mums worried about their sons.
Women and girls are mostly affected by the condition, with experts estimating only 11% of those suffering an eating disorder are male.
Eating Disorders Awareness Week takes place until February 28.
It is also important to remember that eating disorders occur in boys and men, in a wide age range of individuals, in various socioeconomic classes, and in different races.
Chairwoman of the Cross Party Group on Eating Disorders, Bethan Jenkins AM, said: "Although progress has been made, it is clear that much more can be done to improve eating disorder services and the experience of patients in Wales.
This approach provided a case-control type of design and allowed for better modeling of potential consequences of eating disorders.
Houston Eating Disorders Specialists (HEDS) is pleased to announce its second conference entitled, Realizing Recovery, on February 28, 2015, from 8:00-5:00 at the Hilton University of Houston.
Eating disorders in dancers are thought to be common, but the exact rates remain to be clarified.
It's deadly, too, since eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness (Disorders, 2014).

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