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Eating disorders are considered mental health disorders that are marked by unhealthy relationship with food and eating behaviours that negatively impact one’s healthy and daily life functionality.

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Neha S. Cadabam - Psychologist

Neha Cadabam

M.A M.Phil in Clinical Psychology
Smita Sarma - Online Consultant Psychologist

Smita Sarma

Clinical Psychologist M.phil in clinical psychology
Renuka B H - Online Consultant Psychologist

Renuka B H

Clinical Psychologist, M.Phil in Clinical Psychology from IHBAS


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Symptoms for Eating Disorders

Some of the symptoms may include –

  • Preoccupation with weight, calories, food, etc.
  • Avoiding mealtime with excuses,
  • Denying feeling hungry,
  • Avoiding eating in public places,
  • Constantly weighing oneself,
  • Patterns of binge eating and purging,
  • Dramatic weight loss,
  • Excessively exercising,
  • Refusing eating certain foods,
  • Sleep irregularities,
  • Dizziness or fainting,
  • Difficulty concentrating,
  • Stomach cramps or gastrointestinal symptoms,
  • Muscle weakness,
  • Poor immune system functioning.

Types of Eating Disorders

There are various types of eating disorders, which include –

  • Anorexia nervosa. Weight loss due to excessive exercise and dieting, even starving oneself because of perception of being “fat”.
  • Bulimia nervosa. Extreme eating followed by compensatory behaviours such as purging.
  • Avoidant/ restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID). Avoiding certain foods or eating very little because of the food’s odour or texture, usually beginning in childhood.
  • Binge eating disorder. Regular episodes of overeating extremely as well as feelings of lack of control over eating.

Causes for Eating Disorders

There could be various factors that can contribute to their development –

  • Genetics. Having a family member with an eating disorder increases the risk.
  • Brain chemistry. Differences in biology and brain structure can be contributing factors.
  • Personality traits. Perfectionism, impulsivity, and neuroticism are linked to a higher risk of development.
  • Cultural influences. Media promotion, perceived pressure and cultural preferences of thinness can also be potential causes.

Treatment for Eating Disorders

Treatment can include medical monitoring, psychotherapy, nutrition education, and medications sometimes.
If you or your loved one is suffering from eating disorders, help is available. Cadabam’s Hospital offers exceptional treatment for eating disorders in Hyderabad. Our centre is occupied with highly skilled professionals who address the individual’s unique treatment needs. Reach out to us on our helpline number 9741476476.


What professionals are involved in treating eating disorders?

A physician, nutritionist, psychotherapist, and a psychiatrist can all be involved in treating someone with an eating disorder.

How can psychotherapy help with an eating disorder?

Psychotherapy can help the individual to explore underlying issues contributing to the eating disorder, improve self-esteem, as well as learn healthy ways of relating to food as well as responding to emotional distress.

How can family therapy help with eating disorders treatment?

Family therapy can help psycho-educate the family members about the patient’s eating disorder and use the support of the family to encourage healthy eating as well as control their eating behaviours.

How long does it take to recover from an eating disorder?

It differs for each individual depending on the type and severity of the eating disorder as well as the effectiveness of treatment for each individual.

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