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Cause of eating disorder
Posted on: 2007-09-03 17:20:51]
Explanation: What can be determined as the cause of a eating disorder? has anybody done any study on this part of Eating disorders yet?
Answer: An eating disorder is a psychological condition. This means that not only is an eating disorder a mental illness, it's an illness that affects the body as well. There are many causes that can attribute to an eating disorder, environment, abuse, and some studies suggest that an eating disorder may be hereditary.
Here are some links I think you may find helpful:
A genetic link to anorexia:
Research Findings and Directions: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/eatingdisorders.cfm#ed5
Statistics: How many people have eating disorders?:
A collaborative Study of the genetics of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa:
I sincerely hope this answers your question, and the links provided help you further.