In this section, you can learn about the thoughts, feelings, behaviours and physical symptoms associated with eating problems. The symptoms listed are ones that first emerge and there may be other symptoms that develop later.
NOTE: Many of the behaviours can be dangerous or harmful to your health
Click on the boxes in the image below to learn more about the symptoms of eating problems.
Not everyone experiences the same set of symptoms or to the same level. A person may be diagnosed with an eating disorder when symptoms persist, are very distressing and interfere in a person’s life. Being able to spot these symptoms and taking action can prevent problems from getting worse.
Concerned About a Friend?
Often friends notice changes that may signal an emerging mental health challenge. For information on how to support a friend, visit Supporting your friend through tough times.