'Eating disorders involve a preoccupation with control over eating, food and body weight. Left unaddressed the medical, psychological and social consequences can be serious and long term. The disorders can destroy a person's quality of life, and are potentially life threatening' (Source: Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria)
Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder are three of the most commonly diagnosed disorders, however, there are a wide range of disordered eating patterns that do not have a clear cut diagnosis.
Experiencing an Eating Disorder can be one of the most isolating and distressing experiences a person can face. It is important to seek help to assist your recovery because eating disorders can be particularly difficulty to deal with alone.