Why change?

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All eating disorders affect your physical health more than any other mental health condition. So focusing on early change makes a huge difference.

About food & eating

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To fully recover from an eating disorder, you need to learn how to eat to meet nutritional and physical requirements.

About eating disorders

The four main eating disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders.

Physical warning signs


This section contains some physical signs that indicate you need a medical check-up.

Eating disorders in males

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About 1 in 3 people impacted by an eating disorder are male.

Dealing with loss

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Learning to work through bereavement is a necessary part of coping and overcoming grief.

Dealing with perfectionism


Perfectionism is a tendency to hold unrealistically high and inflexible standards.

Social media & eating disorders


The use of social media by friends, influencers, and celebrities can negatively impact body image.

Eating over special occasions

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Special occasions and festivities often include a focus on food and drink, which can place a strain on people with eating disorders.

Body dissatisfaction & body dysmorphia

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Body dissatisfaction occurs when someone becomes extremely unhappy about their body size or shape.

Eating disorders & families

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Understanding the role of genetics and family environments in the development and management of an eating disorder.

Eating disorders & sport

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Pressure to perform well in some sports can sometimes have an impact on body shape and weight matters in eating disorders.

Eating issues for people on the autistic spectrum and Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID).

ARFID starts in childhood. Sensory issues leading to selective eating may also generate disorders of eating (such as ARFID) in people with autism.

Managing eating disorders in education

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Having a plan on how to manage an eating disorder at school, college or university is helpful in ensuring consistency and support.

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