Find out the latest statistics and research on issues relating to eating disorders.
EDV runs a private dietetic clinic in Abbotsford to support treatment for eating disorders. The clinic operates as a social enterprise with all profits supporting the work of EDV.
Eating disorders can occur at any time: in childhood, during the teen years, during pregnancy and later in life.
Exploring the relationship between eating disorders and other health conditions, such diabetes, anxiety and depression, and the autism spectrum.
Research indicates that up to 25% of people experiencing an eating disorder are male. However, many experts believe that the number could be much higher, as the stigma surrounding eating disorders in men prevent many from seeking help.
Disordered eating refers to a wide range of abnormal eating behaviours, many of which are shared with diagnosed eating disorders. The main thing differentiating “disordered eating” from an “eating disorder” is the level of severity and frequency of behaviours.