How to diagnose and treat eating disorders in pregnancy

You might be surprised to learn how eating disorders can affect pregnancy.If you're considering testing for an eating disorder, you might want to know that the following is not a comprehensive list of all the tests available to women and men in the U.S. for pregnancy.We will cover the specific testing that's available, and you can read more about the types of tests available and how they're...

How to get a diagnosis of eating disorder and how to treat it: What you need to know

A diagnosis of an eating disorder can be difficult to get.The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) defines an eating problem as "a pattern of behavior or experience that produces a range of negative consequences for the individual and/or others."In addition, a person with an eating or weight-related disorder needs treatment for...