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Eating disorders / Rana Alhalak ; Bayan Alhariri

Publication year: 2020

ISBN: Ph00054

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What is an Eating Disorder (ED)? Eating disorders are a type of serious mental health condition characterized by severe disturbances in eating behaviors and related to persistent eating behaviors that negatively impact your health, your emotions and your ability to function in important areas of life. Most eating disorders involve focusing too much on your weight, body shape and food, leading to dangerous eating behaviors. These behaviors can significantly impact your body's ability to get appropriate nutrition. Eating disorders can harm the heart, digestive system, bones, and teeth and mouth, and lead to other diseases. Eating disorders affect several million people at any given time, ED often develop in the teen and young adult years, although they can develop at other ages. Eating disorders can affect people of all genders, ages, races, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes, and weights.

Subject: Feeding and Eating Disorders, Mental Disorders, Bulimia, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating