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Otherwise Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders (OSFED)

National Eating Disorders Collaboration

Synopsis

The condition known as Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) is characterised by extremely disturbed eating habits, a disordered body image and an intense fear of gaining weight. Although less well known than eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa, it is still very common, affecting 40% - 60% of people who seek treatment for an eating disorder. Learn more about the warning signs and where to get help.