One of the first concepts to understanding eating disorders is to realize that the disorder is not simply about food. Understanding eating disorders requires an individual to identify and explore emotional, physical and mental dynamics fueling their eating disorder. If you believe you or a loved one may be suffering from an eating disorder, learn more about the most common eating disorders.

Understanding Eating Disorders_AnorexiaAnorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes an eating disorder characterized by low body weight and body image distortion with an obsessive fear of gaining weight. Individuals with anorexia often… Read more



Understanding Eating Disorders_BulimiaBulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa, commonly known as bulimia, is an eating disorder. It is a psychological condition in which the subject engages in recurrent binge eating followed by an intentional purging. This purging is done in order to… Read more



Understanding Eating Disorders_Binge Eating DisorderBinge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder, commonly known as BED, compulsive overeating, emotional eating, or food addiction, is the most common eating disorder in the United States and is prevalent in up to 30% of those seeking weight loss treatment. Read more