A 27-year-old member asked:
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who is at risk for eating disorders?

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Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Several groups are.: Folks with depression, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders & obsessive compulsive disorders all can have issues of eating too much, too little or eating only a specific kind of food. The more direct and obvious groups are those with anorexia, bulimia or pica. Other eating disorders may come from endocrine or other medical abnormalities - thyroid, diabetes and more.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Adolescents : Both men and women are at risk for eating disorders, particularly in adolescence. If you think you have an eating disorder, please discuss it with your doctor.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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