About Eating Disorders

The Cycle of Eating Disorders – It Can be Broken...

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Facts About Eating Disorders

The prevalence of anorexia nervosa among women ranges from 0.5% to 3.7% in various studies. For bulimia nervosa among women, it ranges from 1.1% to 4.2%. Eating disorders are more commonly seen among females, with a male/female ratio of 1:9. Patients with eating disorders are more likely to suffer from major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, and alcohol and drug abuse.