#68 Eating Disorders

Jim interviews Kim about the topic of eating disorders. They discuss clinical and behavioral symptoms of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and the role of trauma in vulnerability to eating disorders.

How common are eating disorders? Which brain regions are impacted by anorexia? Is there a relationship between eating disorders and body weight? Can food be addictive? Discover the answers to these questions and more on this episode of Minding the Brain.

Explore Further:

The Skinny: My messy, hopeful fight for full recovery from anorexia

Understanding and Finding Help for Eating Disorders

Hopewell Eating Disorder Support Centre

National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)