What Should Parents Know? Eating Disorders Rising in Children and Teens
Avery Carter Walker, PsyD
Rates of eating disorders in children and teens have skyrocketed during the pandemic. What should parents, caregivers, and educators know? Eating disorders can impact both boys and girls, and may affect children as well as teens. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia
nervosa, and binge-eating disorder.