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Understanding Eating Disorders

Understanding Eating Disorders

Understanding the different types of eating disorders

Eating disorders are a serious mental illness that can have a significant effect on your health and well-being. The term refers to a complex potentially life treating condition, characterised by disturbances in eating, emotional and psychological distress and physical symptoms. Eating Disorders can be seen as a way of coping with emotional distress, or as a symptom of other underlying…
September 21, 2021
Understanding Eating Disorders

What is disordered eating?

And how is it different from an 'eating disorder'? It's so important to know the difference between these two terms, as they can sometimes be used interchangeably when, in fact, they represent two very different issues. There are various ways that you could be said to have  ‘disordered eating’, yet still NOT have an eating disorder. Disordered Eating could mean anything…
September 20, 2021