Eating Disorder(摂食障害)

On Friday’s lecture for the first year students, we briefly talked about ‘kyoshokushoo’, which is one type of ‘eating disorder’. Now there are mainly two types of eating disorder known so far:

(1) bulimia: excessive eating and drinking; the patient is often obsessed with food.

(2) anorexia: not taking enough food so the patient lose wieght to the extent that the disorder endangers his or her life.

For more detailed explanations on this disorder, go to the following BBC link where eating disorder is explained in more tangible English: BBC article on eating disorder.


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