Welcome to Teen Eating Disorders

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The purpose of this site is to help teens, parents, families, and friends who may have a loved one struggling with any type of eating disorder.  Our website is designed to help educate on the statistics and treatment options of teen eating disorders. Celebrities, models, and women are not the only ones who suffer from eating disorders, they affect males, athletes, and more. Articles include causes and warning signs associated with youth eating disorders; such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorders, overeating, and more. Our goal is to help adolescents who may be experiencing weight issues and eating disorders find therapy or treatment to overcome these behaviors.


Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse
Eating disorders and substance abuse often go hand in hand. If you are concerned your teen may be struggling with substance abuse or eating disorders you may want to know the facts correlating the two. Keep reading to learn common risk factors and effects of both.
Psychological Treatment for Eating Disorders
In seeking treatment for eating disorders, it is extremely important to know how various evidence-based psychological treatments for eating disorders have been evaluated. This article addresses all of these issues in determining psychological treatment for eating disorders.
Male Eating Disorders
Some male eating disorders are less common, but many eating disorders affect just as many males as females. Keep reading for stereotypes of males with eating disorders, signs of male eating disorders, and tips on how to help a male suffering from an eating disorder.
Laxative Abuse
Laxative abuse is often associated with eating disorders. It occurs when people use laxatives with a mistaken belief that laxatives can help them lose weight. Laxative abuse is not an effective method for reducing the calories absorbed by the body, but it can cause serious health complications.