How much does eating disorder help you feel?

Eating disorders can make it difficult to find a job, lose weight, or even live a normal life.But if you can, you'll have a better chance of staying healthy and feeling less lonely.A new study by University of Minnesota researchers shows that eating disorders are not only linked to unemployment, but also to increased mental health problems, depression, and anxiety.The study, published online July...

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...