EDNOS

Articles, Videos and treatment options for EDNOS

When people exhibit behaviors in the spectrum of disordered eating but do not meet all the criteria for Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia, they are given a diagnosis of an Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS). Over one-half to two-thirds of people diagnosed with an eating disorder fall into the category of EDNOS. More people are diagnosed with EDNOS than Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia combined.

You can find an overview of EDNOS here. For the latest articles and videos on the subject, please browse below.


Anorexia And Bulimia Are Losing Rank Among Other Types Of Eating Disorders

Think of the phrase “eating disorder,” and anorexia or bulimia are usually the first two conditions that come to mind. But new research published online in BMJ Open found that the cases of eating disorders that don’t fall under these two categories – largely referred to as Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) – are …

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Identifying Feeding Disorders In Infancy & Early Childhood

According to the US National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health, approximately 25% of normally developing babies have feeding problems, while it happens in 35% of children with neurodevelopment issues. One of the most common problems is the inability to tolerate certain foods. A child with a feeding disorder could experience negative developmental, nutritional …

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Can Dinner Table Defiance Lead To Health Issues?

When most of us think about an eating disorder, we probably think of anorexia or bulimia. However, there is another eating disorder that has nothing to do with a person’s concerns over body weight, shape or image. This disorder has been recognized in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. …

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How Common Are Eating Disorders In The Jewish Community?

According to a recent article published in the Washington Post, eating disorders among Orthodox Jewish females and others in the Jewish community are currently under-reported. Families often seek help, as the article reports, however, only when the disorder is in the advanced stages. The reason for delaying treatment is because of the stigma which surrounds …

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