The Biggest Warning Signs of the 3 Major Types of Eating Disorders

The Biggest Warning Signs of the 3 Major Types of Eating Disorders

The body positivity movement has more women than ever embracing their shape at any size, but eating disorders are still more common than you might guess. About 20 million women (and 10 million men) in the United States will develop an eating disorder like anorexia or bulimia at some point in their lives, according to the National Eating Disorders Association. An eating disorder is a mental disorder that involves a persistent pattern of unhealthy eating behavior, says Rebecca Pearl, PhD, assistant professor of psychology in psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine’s Center for Weight and Eating Disorders at the...

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