|Eating Disorders Rising Problem in Orthodox Jewish Women
The Jerusalem Post – 15 Dec 2010 Health experts say eating disorders are a serious, underreported disease among Orthodox Jewish women and to a lesser extent others in the Jewish community, as many families are reluctant to acknowledge the illness at all and often seek help only when a girl is on the verge of hospitalization. Study: Soldiers Use Extreme Methods to Meet Military Weight Rules
USAtoday.com – 7 Dec 2010 Soldiers are dangerously starving themselves, gobbling diet pills and laxatives – even resorting to costly liposuction surgery – all to meet the Army’s weight standards and avoid losing their careers, according to military personnel who spoke to Army Times. Study indicates 12% of Teens in Argentina have Eating Disordersmomento24.com 9 Dec 2010
Maria Bello, President of Aluba, who conducted this study was a presenter at the International Forum, at iaedp Symposium 2010 in Orlando FL.
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