Eating disorders, researchers believed, were essentially more severe forms of disordered eating.
disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.
Having to go to bed and wake up earlier can be harder for autistic children, too, who tend to have disordered sleep.
1520s, from disorder (v.).
disorder dis·or·der (dĭs-ôr'dər)
A disturbance or derangement that affects the function of mind or body, such as an eating disorder or the abuse of a drug. v. dis·or·dered, dis·or·der·ing, dis·or·ders
To disturb the normal physical or mental health of; derange.