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Dangerous Health Consequences of Eating Disorders

All eating disorders are characterised by serious disturbances in eating behavior that negatively affect metabolism. The longer an eating disorder persists, the greater the impairment to the person’s ability to live and function normally. The major eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder. The course of any of the major eating disorders is similar to that of various other psychiatric problems, such as alcoholism, drug abuse or depression. All these conditions can […]