Anorexia survivor Leanne McKillop fronts new campaign to end stigma
So traumatised by repeated bullying about her large bust, Leanne McKillop, now 31, began to diet, which quickly spiraled into anorexia, resulting in her being admitted to hospital three times as the disease took over her life and left her dangerously ill.
Daily Mail - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:25

Anorexia had wrecked my body... but even worse was the stigma
Glasgow Evening Times - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:56

New call to end stigma of mental ill-health
Scotsman - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:00

Anorexia, Anxiety and Letting Go
I let anorexia rule my world for about eight years. For me, it ended up being more about anxiety, and a way of dealing with it, than anything else, and it's been amazing to not have either dictate my behavior for a while now. I think many of us ...
Huffington Post - Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:17

Battling anorexia
They're also reminders to Alyssa Morales, 17, of how far she has come. She started battling anorexia nervosa at age 12. "I like to liken it to a funhouse mirror where it's distorted, you look in the mirror and of course you see yourself exactly the way ...
13WHAM-TV - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:48

The Bachelor's Amber Gelinas slammed for posting 'pro-anorexia' photo on ...
I posted this because I'm sick of people asking me just that - if I have an eating disorder because of my weight loss. Anorexia and bulimia are hideous and dangerous diseases that take a huge effect on men, women, and sadly even children and teens all ... - Sun, 26 Oct 2014 17:34

Bullies made my little girl anorexic at the age of 10
Watching the life ebb away from her dangerously thin little girl in a hospital bed, Maxine Moss felt helpless and afraid. Gripped by anorexia at the age of only 10, Jade's weight has sunk to just 2st 13lbs, the same as an average four-year-old. She was ... - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:27

Novi senior golfer is back on upswing after anorexia
Kalina had full-blown anorexia — the 5-foot-6 teenager had dropped to 87 pounds and her heartbeat was a dangerously slow 30 beats per minute. Anorexia is an eating disorder that affects about 1% of the population, mostly young women, according to the ...
Detroit Free Press - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:53

A glimpse into life with anorexia
This essay was written by Nicole Schlesinger for the UC Berkeley medical journal "Issues" during her last semester at Cal in the late 1990s. Schlesinger, who suffered from anorexia, died of heart failure in 2003. Her mother, Debra, has become an ...
San Jose Mercury News - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:18

Bay Area mother who lost daughter to anorexia leads Washington rally
Inside Bay Area - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:10

Parents Can Help Children Recover from Anorexia by Being More Involved
The Raw Food World News - Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:00

Thinspiration: dying to be beautiful
The WSU Sign Post - Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:33

Campuses face new brand of eating disorder
UTA The Shorthorn - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:08

The genetics of anorexia: can it be inherited?
Social pressure to be as slender as a catwalk model, as sylph-like as a Hollywood star, is said to be what drives anorexia, the so-called slimmer's disease. An estimated one million people in Britain suffer from the disorder, which has the highest ...
The Independent - Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:30

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