Factors That Influence the Development of Eating Disorders

Biological and psychological factors have been identified as contributing factors in the development of eating disorders. These include low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and stress. There are also genetic factors that increase the risk for eating disorder. In a qualitative study, a researcher interviewed 21 women who have had an eating disorder and 11 women who […]

Can I Say I Have An Eating Disorder Without Being Diagnosed?

Many people struggle with their weight, but for most of us it is not a big deal. We admire those who are very thin or very overweight, but we do not look at them as much as we might think. For example, when you go to the beach there will be lots of people that […]