Diagnosing an Eating Disorder

Dr. Molly McShane, Psychiatrist and Medical Director for Monte Nido and Affiliates, explains a sign of an eating disorder is when overvalued body image becomes something that someone hyper focuses on and changes eating habits to where it can become dangerous.

She says to diagnose an eating disorder the physician has to ask the right questions and to understand what people are doing with food, whether they are eating in secret, which could be binge eating, for example.

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