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Many eating disorders do not meet the criteria for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge eating disorder.

Signs and Symptoms of Other Eating Disorders

Individuals with other eating disorders may:

  • Have all symptoms of anorexia nervosa except skipped menstrual periods (amenorrhea)
  • Symptoms of anorexia nervosa and significant weight loss, but current weight is normal
  • Engage in binge eating and unhealthy behaviors- such as self-induced vomiting or misuse of laxatives, diet pills, or diuretics (water pills), less often than twice per week for at least three months
  • Engage in unhealthy behaviors- such as self-induced vomiting or misuse of laxatives, diet pills, or diuretics (water pills)- without binge eating or when eating only small amounts of food

Need Help?

If you think you have an eating disorder, get help today. Learn more about treatment at the UPMC Center for Eating Disorders.

Contact Us

To make an inpatient referral or for questions regarding a hospital admission, please call 412-624-1000.

To refer to any outpatient levels of care, please fill out our questionnaire at www.upmc.com/wphcedreferral and we will call to schedule an initial appointment.

For general questions regarding any outpatient levels of care, please call 412-246-6390.

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