Is It An Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders are serious, potentially life-threatening, medical conditions that affect both physical and emotional health.

People with eating disorders often have:

  • Abnormal eating patterns or dieting behaviors
  • Obsessive thoughts about food, body shape, or weight
  • Psychological problems, such as depression or anxiety

Common Eating Disorders

Disorder Characterized by:
Anorexia Nervosa
  • Self-starvation
  • Refusal or inability to maintain a normal body weight
  • Preoccupation with body size and shape
Bulimia Nervosa
  • Recurrent episodes of binge eating
  • Inappropriate behaviors, such as self-induced vomiting
  • Dissatisfaction with body size and shape
Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
  • Recurrent binge eating without behaviors to undo the effects of binge eating
  • Repeated, unsuccessful dieting
  • Disgust, embarrassment, or guilt about overeating


The good news is that eating disorders are treatable.

Learn more about the COPE (Center for Overcoming Problem Eating) treatment program and how it can help you, or a loved one, regain control.

Need Help?

If you think you have an eating disorder, get help today. Learn more about treatment at COPE.

Contact Us

Call Cope to discuss our services or to make a referral
412-647-9329.

COPE
3811 O'Hara St.
Eighth floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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