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Through advocacy work, community and professional events, and media outreach, Veritas is helping to bring cutting-edge research, best-practice care, and scientifically backed information into the national eating disorder conversation. Here in our blog you can learn about the work we and others are doing to advance the understanding and treatment of eating disorders. You’ll also find interesting articles and helpful insights that can support you or a loved one on the journey to lasting recovery. We want to hear your story. Email us (blog@veritascollaborative.com) and ask how you can become a contributor!

For a Loved One – Eating Disorder Quiz

For a Loved One

Please answer the questions below honestly.

Do they worry about their weight and body shape more than other people?
Do they avoid certain foods for reasons other than allergies or religious reasons?
Are they often on a diet?
Do they feel that their weight is an important aspect of their identity?
Are they fearful of gaining weight?
Do they often feel out of control when they eat?
Do they regularly eat what others may consider to be a large quantity of food at one time?
Do they regularly eat until feeling uncomfortably full?
Do they hide what they eat from others, or eat in secret?
Do they often feel fat?
Do they feel guilty or depressed after eating?
Do they ever make themselves vomit (throw up) after eating?
Do they use their insulin in ways not prescribed to manage their weight?
Do they take any medication or supplement to compensate for eating or to give themself permission to eat?
Do they exercise for the sole purpose of weight control?
Have people expressed concern about their relationship with food or their body?

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Is it an Eating Disorder? For myself Quiz

For Myself

Please answer the questions below honestly.

Do you worry about your weight and body shape more than other people?
Do you avoid certain foods for reasons other than allergies or religious reasons?
Are you often on a diet?
Do you feel your weight is an important aspect of your identity?
Are you fearful of gaining weight?
Do you often feel out of control when you eat?
Do you regularly eat what others may consider to be a large quantity of food at one time?
Do you regularly eat until feeling uncomfortably full?
Do you hide what you eat from others, or eat in secret?
Do you often feel fat?
Do you feel guilty or depressed after eating?
Do you ever make yourself vomit (throw up) after eating?
Do you use your insulin in ways not prescribed to manage your weight?
Do you take any medication or supplement to compensate for eating or to give yourself permission to eat?
Do you exercise for the sole purpose of weight control?
Have people expressed concern about your relationship with food or your body?

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