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Understanding eating disorders in adolescence

Learn more about eating disorders

A person with an eating disorder:

  • Has extreme concerns about weight and shape
  • Engages in dysregulated weight control behaviors such as,
    • Restricting intake/severe dieting
    • Over-exercising
    • Binge-eating
    • Vomiting
    • Using laxatives

How do eating disorders start?

Vulnerable individual with low self-esteem + stress + dietary changes or weight control measures

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