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Anorexia nervosa is a condition in which a person believes that he or she is fat -- even when very thin. This eMedTV article discusses this eating disorder in detail, including symptoms, associated health risks, and treatment options.
People who are anorexic may exercise compulsively and obsess over their weight. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at anorexia, including signs of this eating disorder, possible causes, and treatment options.
Binge eating is more than just occasionally overeating. As this portion of the eMedTV library explains, it's a serious condition in which a person eats excessive amounts of food regularly. Symptoms and treatment methods are also discussed.
People with binge eating disorder will eat large quantities of food, even when already full or not hungry. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this condition and explains why it is the most common 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.
There are three main types of eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. This eMedTV article explains the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for the most common eating disorders.