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Eating disorders are actually distorted eating habits, often related to emotional problems. There are three main eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder.
Eating disorders affect one million or more Americans with 5 to 20 percent dying as a result of medical complications. This NebGuide reviews the warning signs of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating and how to get treatment and help.