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Decoding Anorexia: The Race to Thinness

  By posted Jun 19th 2012
Diet & Fitness

 

Medical experts suspect that there are a number factors or a combination of factors, which can lead to eating disorders – such as behavioural, psychological or social factors. For example, young children and teens may get influenced by the latest fads or cultural images that favour being ‘size 0’ or being ‘skinny’ as healthy.

Young children and teen may suffer from problems, such as feelings of helplessness, fear of becoming overweight, distress and low self-esteem. To cope with various eating concerns, young children and teens may suffer from various other psychiatric health conditions too, such as substance abuse, anxiety disorders and depression.

Thus, it is important to understand the causes and adopt treatment options that are relevant and specific to each case of anorexia. 

 

 

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