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What Is Bulimia, and Can It Lead to Drug Abuse?

According to the American Psychiatric Association (APA), feeding and eating disorders are characterized by some type of repetitive disruption in feeding or the eating process that consists of alterations in one’s consumption...

Diet Pill Abuse

The term diet pill is a generalized term that applies to a number of over-the-counter medications or products and to a number of controlled substances. Many prescription diet pills are...

How Does Drug Abuse Affect Those with Bulimia?

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that plagues over 30 million people in the United States alone. An individual suffering from bulimia feels an intense desire to lose weight, which...

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

The dividing line between what represents normal variation in behavior and an actual behavioral disorder can often be very hard to ascertain. In no particular instance is this more relevant...

Emerging Trends in Night Eating Syndrome & Other Eating Disorders

According to ANRED, an eating disorder informational site, eating disorders are most common among females who are 12-25 years of age. Of course, younger and older females can also be affected,...

Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Eating disorders are most common in women, though they also occur in men, and they are most likely to start during a person’s teens to early 20s. According to the Diagnostic...

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