How Long Until Someone Is Considered to Have an ED?

Question by Amber: How long until someone is considered to have an ED?
When a person falls into it, how long does it take before that person can be diagnosed as having an eating disorder?
Bob, I beg to differ. Sure there’s a lot of psychological feeling to it but it’s not based on your example, which would be considered a “gene” or “hereditary.” Eating disorders DO evolve in people for different reasons, not because they either “have” and “gene” or do not.

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Answer by perspex.pixie
there is no timescale. When it starts to affect your health, wellbeing and happiness its an eating disorder, and it can go either way-either over or undereating.

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