Therapists report an increase in orthorexia, a not-yet recognized eating disorder where people become fixated on eating only healthy things and/or exercising hours per day. It can take over an afflicted person’s life and result in physical symptoms much like anorexia. Experts discuss diagnosis and treatment.
Claire Mysko, Chief Executive Officer, National Eating Disorders Association
Dr. Jennifer Carter, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Dawn White, Registered, Licensed Dietician, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, Lemont, IL