People with anorexia are often afraid of gaining weight and restrict their food intake severely. They may see themselves as overweight, even when they are underweight.
Bulimia involves recurrent episodes of overeating followed by purging behaviors like vomiting or excessive exercise to compensate for overeating.
This disorder involves recurrent episodes of overeating without purging behaviors. People with binge-eating disorder feel a lack of control during these episodes.