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do i have an eating disorder?

hi i was wondering if i could possibly have an eating disorder. for the last month i have had thoughts to stop eating..now in the last week i have stopped eating and when i do eat i throw it up..now ive heard in order to be anorexic you have to be underwaight which iam not yet. but i have been losing weight then gaining then losing again. iam really afraid i have an eating disorder now and i dont know what to do. i have a therapist but i really dont like them so i cant tell them because most likely they will laugh at me. i cant tell my parents because the last time i told them something like this they didnt care. i have depression and i used to cut myself. i have also tried killing myself but not lately. iam also starting to develop ocd. please help me.
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replied August 8th, 2010
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Hi horsey1314131617

Please discuss this with your therapist. Just try. I promise that s/he will not laugh at you at all.

I cannot say whether or not you have an eating disorder. Only your therapist can confirm that based on the length of time these thoughts have been filling your head, and your specific thoughts and activities towards food.

But please see your therapist. They can help and support you tremendously. Smile
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replied August 11th, 2010
Are you wondering if you have an eating disorder? This simple questionnaire may help you understand some of the risk factors associated with a wide range of eating disorders. Tapestry is committed to providing women with innovative eating disorder treatment.
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replied August 11th, 2010
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Hey stevephillips79

I think you forgot to post the questionnaire Smile
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