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                                                       Eating Disorder Questionnaire
The following are some of the more common symptoms of an eating disorder

  • Low self esteem

  • Eating mindlessly: Eating when not hungry or not stopping when full

  • Eating when under stress

  • Eating when bored, lonely or comfort eating

  • Feeling guilty or ashamed after eating

  • Ashamed of body and dislike of body shape

  • Obsessed with thoughts of food and thinness

  • Purging after eating

  • Restricting from food for long periods  

  • Laxative abuse

  • Obsessed with scales

  • Strict exercise regime

  • High anxiety around meal times

  • Difficulty in eating with others

  • Planning food binges

  • Eating in secret

  • Mood swings

As you can see the symptoms of an eating disorder are extremely varied. If you have answered yes to any of these questions please feel free to contact me to answer any queries you may have.
Eating Disorders are serious conditions that have a very destructive impact on health of mind and body. Sufferers need professional support in order to recover.

 
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