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This page contains links to eMedTV Eating Disorders Articles containing information on subjects from Cause of Eating Disorder to Eating Disorder. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Cause of Eating Disorder
    As this eMedTV resource explains, no one knows what actually causes an eating disorder, but personality, body image, and genetics may play a role. This segment discusses the factors that may contribute to a person developing an eating disorder.
  • Causes of Eating Disorders
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the specific causes of eating disorders are unknown, but risk factors may involve personality factors, genetics, and biochemistry. This article describes in detail these risk factors and limited research findings.
  • Compulsive Eating Disorder
    As this eMedTV article explains, people with compulsive eating disorder (probably the most common eating disorder) will eat large amounts of food even if they are already full or not hungry. This article offers an in-depth look at this eating disorder.
  • Compulsive Eating Disorder Info
    This eMedTV Web page presents some info on compulsive eating disorder. It describes the primary characteristic of this condition and lists possible treatment options. A link to more detailed information on this topic is also included.
  • Eating Disorder
    An eating disorder (an inappropriate eating behavior) is a complex, often chronic, disease. This eMedTV article talks about anorexia, bulimia, and other types of the disease. It also discusses possible causes and treatment options.
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