About 3 percent of U. S. adolescents are affected by an eating disorder, but most do not receive treatment for their specific eating condition, according to an NIMH-funded study published online ahead of print March 7, 2011, in the Archives of General Psychiatry.
Eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia, are psychological disorders that involve extreme disturbances in eating behavior and are common in teens. Learn more from WebMD.
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Eating disorders often develop during the teenage years or in early adulthood. They are more common among teenage girls but can affect teenage boys, too.
Eating disorders are very common among teens. Statistics show that 95 percent of people with eating disorders are between the ages of 12 and 25, 50 percent of girls between.
In the United States, as many as 10 in 100 young women suffer from an eating disorder.