Eating Disorders

Bulimia Nervosa

The key features of bulimia nervosa are regular episodes of out-of-control binge eating, inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain and self-worth is excessively influenced by weight and physical appearance. There are two types of bulimia, distinguished by the methods the bulimic uses to compensate for the binge eating.

Binge Eating Disorder

The key features of binge eating disorder are frequent episodes of uncontrollable binge eating, feeling extremely distressed or upset during or after bingeing and no regular attempts to “make up” for the binges through vomiting, fasting, or over-exercising. People with binge eating disorder struggle with feelings of guilt…

Anorexa Nervosa

The key features of anorexia nervosa are refusal to sustain a minimally normal body weight, intense fear of gaining weight, despite being underweight and distorted view of one’s body or weight, or denial of the dangers of one’s low weight. There are two types of anorexia, the restricting type and the purging type…