Causes of Eating Disorders
For every eating disorder, there may be different causes though the primary cause remains unknown, but the following is a list of causes which may singly or in multiples contribute to eating disorders.
o Major life transitions – Patients have difficulty with change and adjusting to change. They eat out of the disability to cope with their surroundings.
o Co-morbid disorders
o Depression and Anxiety
o Obsessive compulsive disorder
o Substance abuse and alcohol intake
o Multiple personality disorder