DIAGNOSIS OF EATING DISORDERS

The first step in diagnosis is admitting that you have symptoms of an eating disorder. You may need support and encouragement from others before seeking help.

Eating disorders: when food and weight take control

LIFESTYLE CHANGES TO MANAGE EATING DISORDERS

Recovery from an eating disorder can take anywhere from several months to years. Certain lifestyle changes can help you during and after your recovery.

MEDICATIONS FOR EATING DISORDERS

The information provided here is meant to give you a general idea about each of the medications listed below.

Other Treatments for Eating Disorders

Cognitive-behavioral Therapy (CBT)

REDUCING YOUR RISK OF EATING DISORDERS

Having healthy attitudes toward food and your body can help prevent you from developing an eating disorder.

It is possible to develop eating disorders with or without the risk factors listed below. However, the more risk factors you have, the greater your likelihood of developing eating disorders.

TIPS FOR PARENTS

Whether their child is 10 or 20, parents of a patient with bulimia or anorexia may find it difficult to deal with such a constant, long-term problem.

TREATMENTS FOR EATING DISORDERS

People with eating disorders often do not recognize or admit that they are ill. As a result, they may strongly resist starting and staying in treatment.

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