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Eating Disorders

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Eating Disorders.

Background Information

Eating disorders are characterized by serious disturbances in eating behavior such as extreme reduction of food intake, severe overeating or purging of food, as well as extreme concern about body shape/weight. Use the following sources to learn more about eating disorders.