Young Children Not Immune From Eating Disorders

November 22, 2011

Eating disorders don’t always wait until adolescence to appear. Young children who intentionally restrict their eating may have eating disorders as well, according to a study published in the October Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. But what actually prompts youngsters to develop eating disorders? Body dissatisfaction and especially body dissatisfaction coupled with depression are among the leading causes, according to a new study.

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