Tuesday, March 8, 2011

NIMH Science Update: Most Teens With Eating Disorders Go Without Treatment

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A National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded study recently reported that about three percent of U.S. adolescents are affected by an eating disorder, but many go without treatment.

For more information about eating disorders, visit the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) website, and check out informational articles about eating disorders (such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder) and their treatment and recovery at Helpguide.

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Contributed by Lora M. Dziemiela, Program Secretary

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