What are the 3 main types of eating disorders?

The three main types of eating disorders are:

  • Anorexia nervosa. People with anorexia choose to eat very little which causes excessive weight loss. They do this because they fear gaining weight.

  • Bulimia nervosa. People with bulimia will experience cycles of extreme overeating, followed by purging.

  • Binge eating disorder. People with this disorder eat excessive amounts of food very quickly, even when they aren't hungry.

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