Can depression cause an eating disorder?
Not exactly. I have the same problem, and I’ve been talking to a doctor about it. I’m 20 and I’ve always been skinny [5’2 or so and about 100 pounds]. Anorexia is a physchological disorder. You are only experiencing the physical symptoms, not the mental ones. I take Lorazepam for depression and Adderall for ADD. When I was losing weight from it, I had my Dr. change my prescription. Maybe you could talk to them, I went from 20mg XR once a day to 10mg IR [instant release] one or two times a day. I’ll start out my day with one pill, then by dinner time it wears off and I’m able to eat enough to maintain my weight, then I can take a second one if needed [usually, I don’t, I can still feel the effects, but less harsh.] I completely understand, Adderall is an appetite suppresant, although it makes me really thirsty. I don’t think you have anorexia. I just have physical effects of it, and I think you do too. As long as you do not start really enjoying the way you look on Adderall and start tr