We are acutely aware of the pain and challenge of an eating disorder. Search Eating Disorder Hope. Signs and Symptoms Signs and symptoms of food addiction Since food addiction is not included in the DSM-5, there are differences in the opinions of health care providers regarding the specific symptoms that one might display in order to receive a diagnosis for food addiction. Here are a few tips for talking to someone with food addiction: Inpatient or residential treatment:
However, prior to the worst-case outcome, individuals who are addicted to food and do not obtain the professional care they need often experience a highly diminished quality of life.
Why Oliver-Pyatt Centers?
Our Message of Hope We are acutely aware of the pain and challenge of an eating disorder. The service, and any information contained on the website or provided through the service, is provided for informational purposes only. The Renfrew Center has been the pioneer in the treatment of eating disorders since When an individual uses food in response to pressure or stress, when he or she feels the desire to eat more than his or her body needs, and when he or she is unable to control the amount, frequency, or speed with which the eating occurs, a food addiction might have developed. Oliver-Pyatt Centers is grounded in mindfulness and the belief that each person has the capacity for a mindful relationship with food and their body.