A 48-year-old member asked:
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is disordered eating the same as eating disorders?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Yes & no: Other symptoms of eating disorder need be present such as binging, purging, fasting, frantic efforts to lose wt., etc.
Answered on Sep 1, 2012

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