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Common Types of Eating Disorders

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Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses, influenced by a range of factors. An eating disorder is an illness marked by irregular eating habits, distress about eating and an obsession about body weight.

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It is estimated that at any given time, 4% of Australians are experiencing an eating disorder. Eating disorders create both considerable psychological impairments and stress, and wide-ranging medical complications. Eating disorders are very serious, have severe health complications and can even be fatal

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Jade Morgan
02 Nov 2022
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JOAN KALOKWERA
29 Sep 2022
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Amused is a great way to document all your learning and have it available in a professional format. It has lots of resources to learn from. I highly recommend this resource to all nurses and professionals.
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Sonya Saunders
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Jennylyn Calacsan
19 Jul 2020
Great learning. It is very appropriate to eating disorder.
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03 Nov 2021
Interesting read. Gained new knowledge as well as updating old knowledge
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