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.
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.
National Eating Disorders Association.
Learn strategies and information related to eating disorders.
DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Mental Health.
National Alliance on Mental Illness.
The Renfrew Center Foundation.
Find educational flyers, posters, quizzes, books, videos, brochures, and more.
University of Washington-Seattle. Maternal Child Health and Adolescent Medicine.
WIN the Rockies.
Find lessons for 8-13 year old students which explore how attitude and self-image are related; includes handouts.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders.