The findings of three new studies reveal only 50% of those with eating disorders seek help for their condition. Certain demographics are less likely to seek help. Those with eating disorders have a 5-6 times higher risk of suicide attempts.
The root of eating disorders are not necessarily a result of weight management, but a way to help manage negative emotions, researchers report.
Study reveals how eating disorders in some women are inextricably linked to their culture and upbringing.
Contrary to popular belief, people with eating disorders like bulimia nervosa do not lose control and binge eat in response to stressful events.
Eating disorder behaviors are reinforced due to changes in the brain's reward response processes and alterations in the food intake control network.