anorexia nervosa, bulimia, managing eating disorders



  1. Garzon, Dawn Lee PhD, CPNP-BC, FAANP
  2. Figgemeier, Molly E. MSN, CPNP


Eating disorders have the highest mortality of all the mental health disorders. A missed diagnosis increases the risk of death significantly. The purpose of this article is to provide the practicing NP with evidence-based strategies to identify, manage, and refer individuals with eating disorders.