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Just had dinner with friends. They said a classmate just got diagnosed with eating disorders. I didn't know what to say. Why would someone get that?

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Dr. Jerold Kreisman
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Lo self image

Binge eating may relieve anxiety.
Purging or restricting are attempts to feel in control when there is self disgust or feeling overwhelmed. Related to obsessive-compulsive disorder, as food becomes an obsession. Biological-esp serotonin-disorder. Meds and behavioral tx help.

In brief: Lo self image

Binge eating may relieve anxiety.
Purging or restricting are attempts to feel in control when there is self disgust or feeling overwhelmed. Related to obsessive-compulsive disorder, as food becomes an obsession. Biological-esp serotonin-disorder. Meds and behavioral tx help.
Dr. Jerold Kreisman
Dr. Jerold Kreisman
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Genetics

Play a role in the development of eating disorders as well as other factors.
It is not their fault!

In brief: Genetics

Play a role in the development of eating disorders as well as other factors.
It is not their fault!
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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