Definitions for "Eating Disorders"
Disorders that are manifested by gross disturbances in eating behavior, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia.
Change in eating habits to become excessively thin, such as anorexia (not eating enough food) or bulimia (eating a lot, then making yourself throw-up).
Disorders characterized by severe disturbances in eating behavior. Anorexia Nervosa is characterized by a refusal to maintain a minimally normal body weight. Bulimia Nervosa is characterized by repeated episodes of binge eating followed by inappropriate compensatory behaviors such as self-induced vomiting; use of laxatives; fasting; and/or excessive exercise to control weight. See also: bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa See also: Treatment
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