Eating Disorders

Body Image and Your Kids: Your Body Image Plays a Role in Theirs

Parents are role models and should try to follow the healthy eating and physical activity patterns that you would like your children to follow. Learn how you can play an important role in preventing eating disorders and obesity for your children.

Review Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Office on Women's Health

Eating Disorders

Learn about the causes, warning signs, treatment and prevention of anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and other eating disorders.

Review Date: Thursday, March 08, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Eating Disorders - NIMH

Eating disorders are treatable diseases. Learn about symptoms and treatments for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge-Eating Disorder, plus FDA warnings on antidepressants.

Review Date: Friday, April 03, 2015

NIH National Institute of Mental Health - NIMH

Eating Disorders: Organizations and Resources

This page lists organizations and resources that provide information about eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia.

Review Date: Friday, October 31, 2014

Mental Health America

Use this referral service to to locate eating disorder specialists, and inpatient or residential treatment centers, throughout the world.

Review Date: Sunday, February 24, 2013

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Female Athlete Triad

Female athlete triad is a combination of three conditions: disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. Learn to detect the signs and symptoms of this condition, as well as tips for female teen athletes to maintain good health and conditioning.

Review Date: Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Find a Meeting - Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

Search for Overaters Anonymous online meetings or telephone meetings in your area.

Review Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Overeaters Anonymous, Inc.

Kids and Eating Disorders

This article warns kids that becoming too thin is not great, and that everyone should maintain a healthy weight for their height.

Review Date: Monday, March 04, 2013

The Nemours Foundation

Loving Your Body Inside and Out

This web page is designed especially for women and contains advice and information about how to stay well and feel good. Topics include: starting a physical activity program, eating healthy foods, and total mind/body wellness.

Review Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Office on Women's Health

National Eating Disorders Helpline

If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, call 800-931-2237 to receive confidential support and guidance, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm, EST.

Review Date: Monday, December 01, 2014

National Eating Disorders Association

Parent, Family & Friends Network (PFN)

Parent, Family & Friends Network (PFN) offers free support to those whose loved ones are stuggling with an eating disorder. Receive a quarterly newlsetter, registration announcements for the new PFN Webinar Series and notifications of upcoming events.

Review Date: Monday, July 14, 2014

National Eating Disorders Association

The Facts About Eating Disorders

Learn about the causes and triggers of eating disorders, nutritional interventions, the role of the caregiver, resistance to treatment, recovery and more.

Review Date: Monday, June 01, 2015

Families Empowered And Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (F.E.A.S.T)

Treating Eating Disorders

Find information on treatment approaches, clinical trials, choosing treatment providers, insurance issues, and resources for parents and caregivers.

Review Date: Monday, June 01, 2015

Families Empowered And Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (F.E.A.S.T)

What is Orthorexia?

If someone refuses to eat food that is not "pure," rejects food she once loved, or can't bring herself to eat a meal she hasn't prepared with her own hands, she may be suffering from an emerging disordered eating pattern called orthorexia.

Review Date: Thursday, April 02, 2015

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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