At least 9% of both the U.S. and worldwide populations are affected by eating disorders. Additionally, the illnesses continue to be stigmatized, making it harder for people to seek treatment—which means the number of cases may be higher.

In this piece, we’ll explore many types of eating disorders along with their potential causes and commonly affected demographics, as well as how to tell if you or someone you love needs help—and how to get that assistance.

Click here for the guide.