Understanding the Effect and Managing Eating Disorders among Youth

  • Chika U. Ezeobi
  • Celina U. Mbachu
  • N. P. Oguejiofor
Keywords: Eating disorder, Binge eating disorder, Bulimia nervosa


This paper looked at understanding the effect and managing eating disorders among the youth. It x-rayed the definition, the types, causes, signs and symptoms of eating disorders. The effect of an eating disorder was equally looked at. Also examined in this paper are variety of therapeutic methods of managing eating disorders such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), cognitive remediation therapy (CRT), behavioural therapy (BT), family therapy, music therapy e.t.c. Recommendations and Conclusion was also drawn.