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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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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 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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Eating disorders - overview

Eating disorders are mental health conditions that involve an unhealthy relationship with food and eating. Learn about the causes and how to get help.

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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

It's important to seek help early if you are a person with an eating disorder since there can be long-term health problems if you don't. Learn about treatment options 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. Learn more about the signs, symptoms and causes.

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Bulimia nervosa

Bulimia nervosa, sometimes referred to as just bulimia, and binge-eating disorder (BED) are eating disorders that cause a person to eat large amounts of food.

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Mental health conditions

Links to trusted information about mental health conditions like anxiety conditions, personality disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders and eating disorders from leading Australian health organisations.

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Types of mental illness

There are more than 300 mental disorders listed in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). This is a handbook used by health professionals to help identify and diagnose mental illness.

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Symptoms of bulimia nervosa

The main symptoms of bulimia nervosa are binge eating and purging behaviours. Learn more about this eating disorder here.

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