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General Overview  

An eating disorder is a complex psychological illness characterized by a distorted body image, an intense fear of gaining weight, and an obsession with food.

Living With Eating Disorders  

In her own words: living with anorexia and bulimia

Read how one woman was able to recover from anorexia and bulimia.

A family's guide to tackling eating disorders

A struggle with an eating disorder is a family affair. What can you do if one of your family members has an eating disorder?

Eating disorders: when food and weight take control

Eating disorders can disrupt school, work, and relationships and cause serious health problems that may require ongoing medical care and even hospitalization. In severe cases, they can cause permanent disability and even death.

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Treating Eating Disorders