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Most Teens With Eating Disorders Don't Get Appropriate Help

(3/28/2011)

By Carolyne Krupa
American Medical News
March 22, 2011

Eating disorders affect a small proportion of U.S. adolescents but can be devastating for those who are afflicted, a study shows.
Adolescents with eating disorders are prone to at least one other psychiatric disorder, seriously contemplate or attempt suicide and have a social impairment as a result of their condition.

View the full article: http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2011/03/21/hlsb0322.htm


Keywords: teens, eating disorders, appropriate, help



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