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Types of Eating Disorders


Anorexia

Anorexia is an obsessive fear of gaining weight, refusal to maintain a healthy body weight and an unrealistic perception of body image.


Bulimia

Bulimia is repeated binge eating followed by behaviors that compensate for the overeating, such as vomiting or excessive exercise. 


Binge Eating

Binge eating is a frequent loss of control over eating. These episodes are not followed by compensatory behaviors.


Resources

NEDA (National Eating Disorder Association) helpline is available Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 9PM ET & Friday from 9AM to 5PM ET. Contact the Helpline for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one @ (800) 931-2237.

ANAD (National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Related Disorders) provides information regarding different treatment centers.

 


Get paired with a therapist who specializes in treating eating disorders.