The term eating disorders refers to a variety of disorders. The common feature of all the eating disorders is abnormal eating behaviors. Eating disorders are serious mental health problems and can be life threatening.
Many different types of eating disorders require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
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Last reviewed: 9/29/2011