08 Mar '11, 3am

woah... scary fact. more than half a million US teens have eating disorders! :( hope you guys and girls don't put...

Posed photo of a woman emptying a plate of food into a dustbin. More than half a million US teens have had an eating disorder but few have sought treatment for the problem. -- ST PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: TERENCE TAN CHICAGO - MORE than half a million US teens have had an eating disorder but few have sought treatment for the problem, government research shows. The study is billed as the largest and most comprehensive analysis of eating disorders. It involved nationally representative data on more than 10,000 teens aged 13 to 18. Binge-eating disorder was the most common, affecting more than 1.5 per cent of kids studied. Just under 1 per cent had experienced bulimia, and 0.3 per cent had had anorexia. Overall, 3 per cent had a lifetime prevalence of one of the disorders. Another 3 per cent of kids questioned had troubling symptoms but not full-fledged eating disorders. The study ...

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