Statistics and facts from various studies on eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating. See how many teens are affected by eating disorders. Get stats on recovery and mortality rates associated with teenage eating disorders. Also an average of how long teen eating disorders generally last.
Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening illnesses that impact millions of people every year in the United States.Get the Facts on Eating DisordersIn spite of the unprecedented growth of eating disorders in the past two decades, eating disorders research continues to be under-funded, insurance coverage for treatment is inadequate, and societal pressures to be thin remain rampant.
24.8% of binge eating disorder sufferers have also struggled with a substance use disorder. Of men with BED, 40.4% report having struggled with a substance use disorder. Schreiber, L. R., Odlaug, B. L., & Grant, J. E. (2013). The overlap between binge eating disorder and substance use disorders: Diagnosis and neurobiology.
Eating disorders in children and teens cause serious changes in eating habits that can lead to major, even life threatening health problems. The three main types of eating disorders are. Anorexia Author: Katherine Kam.