Eating Disorders

Ann Intern Med. 2022 Aug;175(8):ITC113-ITC128. doi: 10.7326/AITC202208160. Epub 2022 Aug 9.


Eating disorders are common behavioral disorders associated with substantial psychological and physical morbidity and mortality. Persons with eating disorders frequently present to primary care providers, who may also be responsible for their general medical management. This article reviews the diagnosis, medical assessment, and treatment of the most common eating disorders.

Publication types

  • Review
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Feeding and Eating Disorders* / complications
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders* / diagnosis
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders* / therapy
  • Humans