Pediatrics: Child Eating Disorders – Part 1


Pediatrics: Child Eating Disorders – Part 1 – It’s a startling new statistic: the number of kids being hospitalized for eating disorders has gone up 119% in the past 10 years. “This is just growing. Just exploding,” warns Dr. Angela D’Alessandro, a pediatrician on The Children’s Hospital medical staff.


Demand for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Care Prompts Eating Recovery

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Denver, CO, May 30, 2012 – In response to an increasing demand for child and adolescent eating disorders care, Eating Recovery Center, an international center for eating disorders recovery, has expanded its Partial Hospitalization Program for Children …
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More TV, Less Self-Esteem, Except for White Boys

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The existing research on the impact of TV on children's health has focused on body image and eating disorders, Nicole Martins, an assistant professor of telecommunications at Indiana University and co-author of the study, told
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Will body image lessons at school help teach children to love their bodies?

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It found that 1.6 million people in the UK have eating disorders, while up to one in five cosmetic surgery patients could suffer from body dysmorphic disorder. And the research isn't female centric, also finding that one in three men would sacrifice a …
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