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Trends in Eating Disorders & Eating Disorder Treatment

Trends in Eating DisordersWhat Are the Latest Trends in Eating Disorders

Although eating disorders diagnosis is nothing new, new trends are developing within the eating disorder community. Two of these trends include the rise of eating disorders among men and the rise of eating disorders in younger children. According to Huffington (2013), “ A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal in January 2013 found that eating disorders — once considered the domain of young, white, privileged females — are increasingly affecting males, with research indicating that 10 to 15 percent of people who suffer from anorexia or bulimia are male.”

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