In 2011, the National Institute of Health (NIH) funded the following disorders accordingly:
|Eating Disorders||10 million||$28,000,000|
|Alzheimer’s Disease||4.5 million||$450,000,000|
•The reported research funds are for anorexia nervosa only.
•No estimated funding is reported for bulimia nervosa or eating disorders not otherwise specified.
•Research dollars spent on eating disorders averaged $2.8 per affected individual, compared to $125 per affected individual for schizophrenia.