Parents encourage their children to develop healthy eating habits, but extreme changes in a child’s behavior or attitude towards food could be a warning sign of an eating disorder.
- Warning signs of eating disorders
- What to do if you suspect a family member or friend has an eating disorder
- How CHOC Children’s multidisciplinary team approach to treating eating disorders benefits CHOC patients and their families
- How CHOC’s Mental Health Initiative will further support adolescents who are struggling with an eating disorder
Hear more from Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Roche in this podcast.
If you have concerns regarding your child’s eating habits and/or weight, talk to your pediatrician. Ask about the possibility of an eating disorder, and request a referral to a psychologist. CHOC partners with a number of organizations to make sure all our patients’ and families’ needs are met.
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