Inside iaedp: Eating Disorders in the News October 8, 2010

Eating Disorders in the News October 8, 2010  
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Survey Shows Half of Anorexia Suffers Develop Eating Disorder by Age 10

Mailonline.co.uk – 7 Oct 10
More than half of anorexia sufferers develop their eating disorder by the age of ten, according to new research.  A survey found thousands of young girls are affected by eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia – conditions that are normally associated with teenagers.  Family traumas such as parents divorcing are fuelling eating problems at primary schools.  

 

Dansatori: Stanwell Park dancers in revolt dancers revolt

against hoity toity routines and eating disorders –

illawarramercury.co.au – 7 Oct 10

Don’t be fooled by the balletic bodies; these are rogue dancers and they’re on a mission. Led by one-time Australian Ballet performer Eva Crainean, the company Dansatori is a revolt against hoity-toity routines and eating disorders.The themes sit well with artistic director Crainean, 29, of Balgownie, who says she was repelled from the ballet world by its injuries, eating disorders and by seeing the “game playing” that went on among dancers competing for roles. 
anorexic teen girl

 
 
 
New research reveals that teenagers suffering from anorexia show better recovery with family based therapy as opposed to individual counseling
independent.co.uk – 6 Oct 10
New research reveals that teenagers suffering from anorexia need a helping hand from their families. In a large-scale study published on October 4 in the journal Archives of General Psychiatry, teenagers with the eating disorder showed better recovery after receiving family therapy as opposed to individual counseling – results which countered previously held beliefs about treating the disease.  

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