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Other Forms of Disordered Eating

While anorexia and bulimia are the 'typical' eating disorders that people think of, there are many forms of disordered eating. Learn more about them.

Orthorexia Nervosa
While focusing some attention on eating healthy foods can be a good thing, orthorexia nervosa is a type of disordered eating in which someone is obsessed with eating in a particular way.

Diabulimia
Diabulimia is a dangerous form of disordered eating that occurs when people who have type 1 diabetes purposefully miss insulin doses in order to lose weight.

Muscle Dysmorphia
Sometimes referred to as 'reverse anorexia' or 'bigorexia', muscle dysmorphia occurs when a person is obsessed with building musculature at the expense of relationships and other areas of his/her life.

Night Eating Syndrome
Do you experience insomnia and compulsive eating at night? If so, you may have night eating syndrome. Learn more about this type of disordered eating.

Drunkorexia
Drunkorexia is a form of disordered eating and a dangerous set of behaviors combining the risks of both eating disorders and binge drinking.

Purging Disorder
Purging disorder is an eating disorder that occurs when someone engages in purging behaviors but does not engage in binge-eating and does not meet weight criteria for anorexia nervosa.

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