Wellness - Nutrition | 0-18 yrs

Types Of Eating Disorder In Children


Eating Disorders are increasingly on the rise in children. Some eating disorders can be dealt with. However, others, if left untreated in time, can prove fatal for the patient.

Go through this ClipBook to know more about eating disorders like Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, etc.


What Is An Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders can occur in both men and women, young and old, rich and poor, and from all cultural backgrounds. On a global level, while estimates of the incidence of eating disorders vary between countries and studies, there is agreement that ...

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by weight loss (or lack of appropriate weight gain in growing children); difficulties maintaining an appropriate body weight for height, age, and stature; and, in many individuals, distorted bod...

Bulimia Nervosa

Many of us turn to food when we’re feeling lonely, bored, or stressed. But if you have the eating disorder bulimia, overeating is more like a compulsion. And afterwards, instead of eating sensibly to make up for it, you punish yourself by purging,...

Binge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder is a psychological illness characterised by frequently eating excessive amounts of food, often when not hungry. Binges represent a distraction that allows a person to avoid thinking about the real root of their problems. Feel...

Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Are you or someone you know a picky eater? Some extremely picky eaters may have an eating disorder, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). It is a serious eating disorder characterized by eating and feeding disturbances resulting in si...

Rumination Disorder

The essential feature of Rumination Disorder is the repeated regurgitation and rechewing of food. For quite some time, this disorder was seen as exclusive to an infant or child; it tended to occur after a period of normal functioning and lasted fo...


Pica is an eating disorder that involves eating items that are not typically thought of as food and that do not contain significant nutritional value, such as hair, dirt, and paint chips.

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