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Will my emotional health be affected by eating disorders?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
7 doctors agree
In brief: Likely
People who struggle with eating disorders have a very rate rate of mood-related problems, most often depression.
There is also a higher risk of problems with anxiety.

In brief: Likely
People who struggle with eating disorders have a very rate rate of mood-related problems, most often depression.
There is also a higher risk of problems with anxiety.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Marcie Berman
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
Eating disorders often distract and cover up other emotional issues that one is experiencing.
As a result, these issues remain unresolved so you can't live as happily or productively as you would like. In addition, the longer you have an active eating disorder, the harder it becomes to let it go. This can result in secrecy, difficult relationships, frustration, fear, and depression.

In brief: Absolutely
Eating disorders often distract and cover up other emotional issues that one is experiencing.
As a result, these issues remain unresolved so you can't live as happily or productively as you would like. In addition, the longer you have an active eating disorder, the harder it becomes to let it go. This can result in secrecy, difficult relationships, frustration, fear, and depression.
Dr. Marcie Berman
Dr. Marcie Berman
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
And vice versa for the short answer. You should have professional help to feel better and i'm certain you will!

In brief: Yes
And vice versa for the short answer. You should have professional help to feel better and i'm certain you will!
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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