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Anorexia, medically termed as Anorexia Nervosa, is an eating disorder in which the sufferer has an irrational fear of fat that causes them to restrict or cease eating.
Please provide URL submissions that are comprehensive and contain information helpful for those suffering from or those trying to understand and learn more about Binge Eating Disorder (BED). Refer to Category description for further clarification. Thank you.
Binge-eating disorder (BED) was identified in 1959 but was not included as a medical diagnostic category until 1994. BED is characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating, occurring at least two days a week for six months. Binge-eating episodes are associated with at least three of the following: eating rapidly. eating until feeling uncomfortably full. eating when not hungry. eating alone because of embarrassment. feeling disgusted, depressed or guilty after overeating. To meet criteria for BED, a person must also experience marked distress about the binge eating and not regularly engage in self-induced vomiting, fasting or abuse of laxatives or diuretics. Unlike other eating disorders, such as bulimia nervosa or anorexia nervosa, BED affects a substantial number of men. BED is more common among the severely overweight but can be found among people of any weight. Regardless of a person's weight, it is typical for the BED sufferer to feel overweight and to have a history of many attempts to lose weight. The onset of binge eating is often closely associated with dieting, typically occurring in late adolescence.
Please provide URL submissions that are comprehensive and contain information helpful for those suffering from or those trying to understand and learn more about (Adult) Pica Eating Disorder. Refer to Category description for further clarification. Thank you.
Pica is an eating disorder (ICD-10: WHO International Classification of Diseases) in which a person repeatedly eats non-food items. The exact cause of pica is often unknown. It's considered normal for children younger than 18 to 24 months old to put things in their mouths. After this age, eating non-food items is thought to be abnormal. Some people are more likely to have pica: children older than 24 months, pregnant women, especially in rural areas, persons with mental retardation, people with severe psychological problems, people with zinc or iron deficiency.
Support groups, usually of peers, offering advice and assistance to people who have eating disorders or their families and friends.
Please submit directly to the subcategory of treatment service type you offer (residential or outpatient). If you treat patients with other mental disorders in addition to eating disorders, please find the best category that describes your services within Mental Health: Counseling Services.
A resource of outpatient and inpatient/residential treatment services for those with eating disorders.
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