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Types of eating disorders

The 3 main types of eating disorders are binge eating disorder, bulimia and anorexia. People can experience symptoms of more than one eating disorder.

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Eating disorders - overview

An unhealthy relationship with food and eating may indicate an eating disorder, a potentially serious mental health condition.

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Diagnosis of eating disorders

To diagnose an eating disorder, a doctor will need to assess your condition before referring you to the services you will need for recovery.

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Treatments for eating disorders

Eating disorders can cause long-term health problems if you have one but don’t seek help early. Learn about treatment options here.

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Symptoms of eating disorders

It is not always easy to tell if someone has an eating disorder, but there may be physical and psychological signs that suggest they have a problem. Learn more here.

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Binge-eating disorder (BED)

Binge-eating disorder (BED) often involves someone eating large amounts of food even after they feel full. Discover more about BED here.

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Eating disorders and body image

An estimated 1 million Australians experience a type of eating or body image disorder. But treatment is available to help them lead healthier lives.

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Mental health conditions

Mental health conditions broadly refers to many conditions, including mood disorders, eating disorders and anxiety conditions.

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Bulimia nervosa

It's not unusual to be concerned about body image or diet, but using extreme weight loss methods can lead to eating disorders, like bulimia nervosa.

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Anorexia nervosa

People with anorexia nervosa have an irrational fear of gaining weight and put themselves on restrictive diets and harsh, punishing exercise routines.

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