There are varying forms of eating disorders, but the three most common types are bulimia, anorexia and binge eating disorder. Learn about the signs and symptoms and what to do : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/publications/healthy-living-vie-saine/mental-health-teen-eating-disorders-sante-mentale-jeunes-troubles-alimentation/index-eng.php
Eating and Weight Disorders - it is important to learn about the behaviors and risks associated with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders and the treatment options for them. They can affect you or people close to you.
My recovery was not only from my eating disorder but all the things under the surface which I wasn't so clearly aware of which led to anorexia and bulimia in the first place. Just tackling the eating issue without the mess beneath it never worked!