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What Causes Bulimia Nervosa?

Bulimia nervosa is a leading eating disorder characterized by binging and purging can affect individuals of all genders, age, socioeconomic status and ethnicities however the majority of individuals who have…
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What Causes Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder classified by the unhealthy disturbance in body shape and image resulting in the refusal to maintain a minimum body weight. Individuals will go to…
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Red Flags Associated with Binge Eating Disorder

Binge-eating disorder is an eating disorder that affects mainly adult women and some adult men with a lower prevalence for younger age populations. Approximately 3.5% of adult women in the…
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Facts and Fiction About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious diseases that have the highest mortality rate out of all the mental health disorders. At least 30 million individuals of all ages and genders in the…
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Common Mental Health Disorders Associated with Eating Disorders

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are known as the deadliest mental health disorders. Men and women are usually diagnosed in their teens or…
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Disorders Associated with Purging Behavior

Purging is a self-inflicted behavior regularly practiced by individuals who have eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia nervosa. Purging refers to ridding the body of food and/or calories consumed…
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What are Co-Occurring Disorders?

The co-existence of both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse disorder is known as co-occurring disorders. This was formerly termed dual-diagnosis however the term dual referred to two…
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Overview of Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorders, specifically anorexia nervosa, have the highest fatality rate out of any mental health disorder and can result in severe complications. The three most well known eating disorders are…
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Overview of Orthorexia

Orthorexia is an eating disorder characterized by having an unhealthy obsession with healthy food. The term is derived from the Greek word “orthos,” which means, “right” and “rexia” which means, “hunger”.…
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