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Eating Disorders

Girls as young as eight are being diagnosed with anorexia in Ireland and the eating disorder may ...

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14.45 23 Oct 2019


Eating Disorders


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14.45 23 Oct 2019


Girls as young as eight are being diagnosed with anorexia in Ireland and the eating disorder may be afflicting up to 4,000 children and teens, a new study warns today. Between 2,000 and 4,000 youngsters aged eight to 17 may be suffering from anorexia in this country - but figures remain an estimate due to lack of reliable data. Ciara discusses with Jacqueline Campion, Eating Distress Practitioner & Nutritional Advisor at Marino Therapy Centre & Dr Enda Murphy, Psychotherapist and author – upcoming book ‘Conversations with Ana – understanding the true nature of eating disorders’

 

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