eating disorders

(ED) Type: Term Definitions: 1. a group of mental disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, pica, and rumination disorder of infancy.
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eating disorders

A group of disorders characterised by physiological and psychological disturbances in appetite or food intake. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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eating disorders

eating disorders, in psychology, disorders in eating patterns that comprise four categories: anorexia nervosa, bulimia, rumination disorder, and pica. Anorexia nervosa is characterized by self-starvation to avoid obesity. People with this disorder believe they are overweight, even when their bodies ...
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Eating disorders

Examples of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia and compulsive eating. They are often an expression of deep emotional difficulties and low self-esteem. Depression, disturbed sleep patterns, restlessness and disturbance of bodily functions are some effects of eating disorders. People who have an eating disorder find their lives become cen...
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