Associated Conditions for Eating disorders
Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Eating disorders:
Eating disorders frequently co-occur with other psychiatric disorders
such as depression
substance abuse, and anxiety
In addition, people who suffer from eating disorders can experience a wide
range of physical health complications, including serious heart conditions
and kidney failure which may lead to death. Recognition of eating
disorders as real and treatable diseases, therefore, is critically
important. (Source: excerpt from Eating Disorders Facts About Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions: NIMH
List of associated medical conditions for Eating disorders:
The list of conditions mentioned by various sources
as associated with Eating disorders includes:
About associated conditions for Eating disorders:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Eating disorders,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Eating disorders,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Eating disorders.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Eating disorders.
People with Eating disorders may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Eating disorders
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.