Thursday, 27 March 2014

One in 10 people in South East London report that they suffer from disordered eating, according to new survey

The prevalence of disordered eating has been estimated to be around 6% and research has shown that individuals with disordered eating are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders, such as low mood or anxiety (McBride et al, 2013). However research has focused mainly on White European, or North American ethnicity, with less focus on Hispanic and Asian Groups, and has largely ignored men.  SOURCE: Maxine Howard in The Mental Elf 21/3/14

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