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Conditions

Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about causes, symptoms and diagnosis for a variety of conditions, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National.

Eating Disorders

The term eating disorders refers to a variety of conditions that involve abnormal eating behaviors. Learn more about two of the most common eating disorders in children, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia is a form of self-starvation. Learn more about this condition.

Bulimia Nervosa

A child with bulimia overeats or binges uncontrollably. This overeating may be followed by self-induced throwing up (purging). Learn more about this condition.