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Posts Tagged ‘teen eating disorders’

By On June 29th, 2018

Does having an eating disorder increase your chance of being bullied?

Past research has made it clear that teens who have been the victim of bullying from a young age are significantly more likely to develop an eating disorder. Now, a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests the reverse may hold true as well. “In some kids, disordered eating might lead to bullying,” wrote Tracy…

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By On April 28th, 2016

All-Girls Schools See Higher Rates of Eating Disorders

School age girls are well known to be at the highest risk for eating disorders. Now, a recent study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology suggests school environments themselves may contribute to some girl being at a higher risk than others. According to the findings, teenage girls who are enrolled in an all-girls school…

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