a voluntary establishment of males and females who desire to help one another comprehend and overcome compulsive eating disorders or dysfunctions by way of a twelve-step system.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS (OA): "I am taking control of my problems and will attend meetings at Overeaters Anonymous two nights each week."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS (OA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overeaters-anonymous-oa/ (accessed September 24, 2021).