Eating Disorder Quiz For Parents and Loved Ones
Please answer the below questions which we've provided as a service to those who are concerned about loved ones who may be struggling with an eating disorder.
Does the individual you are concerned about...
| ...seem obsessed with food ingredients (like calories and grams of fat)?
|... ever act secretive about food (or prefer to eat alone)?||No||Maybe||Yes
|...take an abnormal amount of trips to the bathroom (particularly after eating)?
|... have discolored or brittle nails? Does the individual have abnormal hair loss?||No||Maybe||Yes|
|... go long periods without eating and then overeat?
|... seem very sensitive to hot or cold?
|... seem obsessed with his/her weight or check their weight often?||No||Maybe||Yes
Is there cause for concern?
If you answered YES to 3 or more of the above questions, then we strongly recommend seeking guidance from an Eating Disorder professional in your area. Our treatment center is more than happy to make a referral if you call us at 855-797-2677
A Difficult Conversation
The relationship between an individual suffering from an eating disorder and the loved ones who care about him/her can be very difficult to navigate when it comes to the confrontation of the issue. This is why professionals like:
are so valuable to the families and loved ones. Follow our link for more advice to the families of eating disordered women.