Disordered Eating

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Find general information on eating disorders and disordered eating below. Please also see these pages for resources on specific eating disorders:

Position Paper: Nutrition Intervention in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Find the AND stance on nutrition intervention during assessment and treatment of eating disorders.

Student Eating Disorder Awareness Guide

Learn Psychology

Eating disorders are often misunderstood, sometimes misdiagnosed, and might be kept under wraps so well that by the time the symptoms are evident, the person suffering has already experienced irreversible physical damage. This in-depth guide explains what eating disorders are, how to spot the signs, the impact of the most common issues, and what treatments are available for those who suffer from these potentially deadly disorders.

Eating Disorders: Facts About Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Mental Health.

Also in PDF|176 KB.

MedlinePlus: Eating Disorders

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Eating Disorders

DHHS. SAMHSA. National Mental Health Information Center.

National Eating Disorders Association logo Types and Symptoms of Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association.

Learn strategies and information related to eating disorders, including a section for males, older patients and other groups.

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

National Eating Disorder Information Centre.

NAMI Eating Disorders Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Kids and Eating Disorders

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth For Kids.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders.

Eating Disorders

American Academy of Family Physicians. familydoctor.org.

Also in Spanish.

Eating Disorders during Adolescence: Nutritional Problems and Interventions

University of Washington-Seattle. Maternal Child Health and Adolescent Medicine.

WIN the Rockies logo Wellness IN the Rockies Educational Materials

WIN the Rockies.

Find lessons for 8-13 year old students which explore how attitude and self-image are related; includes handouts.

The Renfrew Center Foundation - Resources

The Renfrew Center Foundation.

Find educational flyers, posters, quizzes, books, videos, brochures, and more.

Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Learn about Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders (DEED), a subunit of Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

TeensHealth Compulsive Exercise

Nemours Foundation. TeensHealth.