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Many people are aware of conditions such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, but there are many other forms of eating disorders. Disordered eating occurs when a person regularly engages in unhealthy and destructive eating behaviours such as restrictive dieting, compulsive eating or skipping meals. While not everyone with disordered eating will develop a clinical eating disorder, the risk of this is increased along with that of other medical problems such as weight gain, osteoporosis and poor sleep.
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