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Posts Tagged ‘eating disorders and suicide’

By On July 3rd, 2018

People with binge eating disorder face higher risk of suicide

Binge eating disorder (BED) has been tied to numerous serious health issues, including heart disease, depression, and diabetes. Now, a study shows it may also increase a person’s risk for suicide. Other eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia, have been previously linked to increased suicide risk, but the issue remains largely unstudied among those…

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By On September 26th, 2016

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Eating Disorders Can Be Deadly

Eating disorders are the most deadly class of mental illness a person can live with. Not only can the effects of an eating disorder like anorexia or binge eating disorder take a life-threatening toll on a person’s body, but those who live with these disorders also face a high risk for suicide. September is Suicide…

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