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Lena Dunham Humorously Bares Her Dark Past in New Memoir

By John Lavitt

The Girls star revealed her struggles with OCD, sexual abuse, and eating disorders. MORE  

British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

By Victoria Kim

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educate others about the disease. MORE  

25 to 35-Year-Olds Most Affected by Eating Disorders in Ireland

By John Lavitt

The new report stresses that eating disorders can affect people of any age, not just teenagers. MORE  

Is There a Biological Cause for Eating Disorders?

By Paul Gaita

A new study found that a protein made by intestinal bacteria could be the root cause of eating disorders. MORE  

Eating Disorders Can Start as Early as Grade School

By Shawn Dwyer

An alarming new study found that children as young as eight years old displayed eating disorder behaviors like making themselves vomit. MORE  

Family-Based Therapies Can Help Teens With Eating Disorders

By Shawn Dwyer

A new study showed that teens suffering from anorexia nervosa fare better when families are part of their treatment. MORE  

PTSD and Food Addiction Go Hand-in-Hand for Women

By Bryan Le

Researchers have found the stronger the PTSD, the more likely a woman will suffer from eating addiction. MORE  

Sugar Not Addictive, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

It's the act of consuming food, not the kind of food that spurs addiction. MORE  

Dangerous Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Not Exclusive to Rail-Thin Teens

By Victoria Kim

The study showed that eating disorders are not diagnosed early enough when specialists focus exclusively on weight. MORE  

'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet Reveals Eating Disorder

By Shawn Dwyer

The actress wrote about her long struggle in a column published in Glamour magazine. MORE  

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