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    Site glossary: Common abbreviations, acronyms and slang

    Post by RecklessBeauty on Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:14 am

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    Types Of Eating Disorder (Abbreviations/Acronyms)
    ED: Eating Disorder
    Ana or AN: Anorexia Nervosa
    Mia or BN: Bulimia Nervosa
    EDNOS = Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
    BED: Binge Eating Disorder
    COE: Compuslive Over-Eater

    Status Related (Acronyms)
    HW: Highest Weight
    LW: Lowest Weight
    GW: Goal Weight
    UGW: Ultimate Goal Weight
    SW: Starting Weight
    CW: Current weight

    Mental Disorder (Acronyms)
    BDD: Body Dismorhpic Disorder
    OCD: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    If there are any other words that you are not sure of the meaning, please just reply to this post and I will do my best to answer them.


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