Eating Disorders Explained
Disordered Eating & Dieting
Disordered eating sits on a spectrum between normal eating and an eating disorder.
Body image is a combination of the thoughts and feelings that you have about your body.
Eating Disorders in Males
Eating disorders can affect people of any gender. Males may experience stigma.
Eating Disorders and People with Higher Weight
People with higher weight or living in a larger body (or 'obesity’, as it is referred to in a biomedical context) is not an eating disorder or mental disorder.
Eating Disorders and Diabetes
Download the Eating Disorders and Diabetes fact sheet here.
Risk & Protective Factors
The elements that contribute to the development of an eating disorder are complex, and involve a range of biological, psychological and sociocultural factors.