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Understanding the Diagnostic Criteria for Eating Disorders

March 9, 2018

There are specific behaviors that point to different types of eating disorders. Understanding and identifying these signs and symptoms is critical to providing the most effective individualized course of treatment for patients.

Whether you’re a health care provider, physician, family member, or friend, you can help identify individuals who may be at risk. Untreated eating disorders during adolescence can have a lasting impact on physical and emotional health.

When eating disorders are identified and treated early, the chances of a full recovery are significantly increased.

Types of Eating Disorders

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