Eating Disorders are typically very secretive illnesses, hence the importance of becoming familiar with the signs and symptoms so you are fully equipped with the knowledge to be able to assist yourself or a friend.
Pre-occupied thoughts about food, weight and cooking
Avoiding social situations that involve food and eating alone or in secret
Mood swings, depression and irritability
Being nervous or indecisive around meal times, especially if the eating place is particularly public such as a university canteen or restaurant
Measuring Self Worth Based on Weight Loss
Being very aware of other people's eating habits, weight and diets