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Eating disorders can affect a person’s physical and mental health. In some cases, they can be life-threatening. However, with treatment, people can recover completely. https://go.usa.gov/xMjZ5 #shareNIMH
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Eating disorders are serious and often fatal illnesses that are associated with severe disturbances in people’s eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. For more information on the signs and symptoms, causes and risk factor, treatments for eating disorders, visit our health topic page or download our brochure.
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Help raise awareness about eating disorders, which are serious and often fatal illnesses, by sharing informational materials based on the latest research. Share science. Share hope. https://go.usa.gov/xvWkx #shareNIMH
Brain structure and function are different in those with eating disorders versus those who are not affected. Read more about how eating disorders affect a person’s mental and physical health. https://go.usa.gov/xyxf2 #shareNIMH
Eating disorders can be treated. Early detection and intervention are important to recovery. More information about finding a health care provider or treatment for mental disorders is available on our Finding Help for Mental Illness web page at https://go.usa.gov/xyxfD #shareNIMH
Research shows that eating disorders are caused by a complex interaction of genetic, biological, behavioral, psychological, and social factors. They are not lifestyle choices. Read more about eating disorders: https://go.usa.gov/xyxf2 #shareNIMH
Your health is more important than this number. Eating disorders are serious medical illnesses that can affect a person’s physical and mental health; in some cases, they can be life-threatening. Know the signs and symptoms. https://go.usa.gov/xvqsz #shareNIMH
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Mental Health Minute: Eating Disorders: Got 60 seconds? Take a mental health minute to learn about eating disorders.
Let’s Talk About Eating Disorders with NIMH Grantee Dr. Cynthia Bulik: Learn about the signs, symptoms, treatments, and the latest research on eating disorders.
Check out highlights from our Twitter chat on the common types of eating disorders, treatment, current research, and how to find help. You can like, retweet, or comment on our Twitter Moment.
#ICYMI: Highlights from our Twitter chat on the common types of eating disorders, treatment, current research, and how to find help.— Mental Health NIMH (@NIMHgov) April 5, 2019
⚡️ “#NIMHchats - Eating Disorders Twitter Chat” by @NIMHgovhttps://t.co/Snb9zlhqpt