Teen Disorders: Eating Disorders

Eating disorders come in several varieties. Anorexia nervosa involves continued self-starvation. The body is denied the essential nutrients it needs to function normally. Bulimia nervosa is a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder characterized by a secretive cycle of bingeing and purging.


The articles in this section can give you more information on eating disorders and what you can do if you suspect your teen of being anorexic or bulimic.