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Is it an Eating disorder? - December 25th 2010, 10:04 AM

I'm not sure if this is an eating disorder, but i rlly want to know.
I do think i'm fat and ugly so throughout the day i hardly eat, and if i eat i feel guilty after and after i eat i also exercise too much.I have also vomited the food on purpose


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Re: Is it an Eating disorder? - December 25th 2010, 07:56 PM

"Eating disorder" is very broad. Not eating much all day is called restriction, and people who live a lifestyle that is commanded by restriction have anorexia nervosa. Purposely vomiting or otherwise "getting rid" of food is called purging, and people who live a lifestyle that is commanded by binging (eating large portions of food in a short period of time) and purging have bulimia nervosa. It sounds like you definitely have a bad relationship with food and your body, and though I cannot diagnose you, I would highly recommend looking into treatment.


   
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Re: Is it an Eating disorder? - December 26th 2010, 02:17 AM

Yes, it sounds like an eating disorder. Talk to your parents, and they will do what's best for you.
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