Disordered Eating and Body Image

It can be difficult to detect the signs of an eating disorder, particularly as a student may appear physically healthy; also, potential symptoms such as dieting and body hatred are socially condoned and thus rendered unremarkable. It is important to remember that these behaviors and attitudes exist on a spectrum that is only “disordered” on the extreme end.

Disordered Eating and Body Image

It can be difficult to detect the signs of an eating disorder, particularly as a student may appear physically healthy; also, potential symptoms such as dieting and body hatred are socially condoned and thus rendered unremarkable. It is important to remember that these behaviors and attitudes exist on a spectrum that is only “disordered” on the extreme end.