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Having a Twin Linked with Anorexia, Puzzling Researchers - LiveScience.com

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Having a Twin Linked with Anorexia, Puzzling Researchers
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Being a twin or a triplet may increase a person's risk of developing anorexia, a new study from Sweden suggests.
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This article got my attention because I never realized that having twins could lead to one of them becoming anorexia. 

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Anorexia and Bulimia

Anorexia and Bulimia: Well researched and up-to-date information on anorexia and bulimia (Eating Disorders) from The Royal College of Psychiatrists (Our Anorexia and Bulimia info leaflet is for anyone worried about themselves, a friend or relative...
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When an adolescents is anorexic or bulimic it can affect the entire family and not just oneself.

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More men, older women suffering eating disorders - Fox News

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More men, older women suffering eating disorders
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More than 30 million Americans are currently struggling with an eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA).
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Some older men and women may have had an eating disorder since they were adolescents. 

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How Do I Improve My Body Image? | Psychology Today

Tired of hating what you see when you look in the mirror? By Mary E. Pritchard, Ph.D....
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I choose this article because some people do hate what they see in the mirror.

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I'm a boy-anorexic

Simon who featured in this documentary has a video blog on anorexia, check it out:- http://www.youtube.com/user/smetin92 It isn't just girls who are affected...
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I choose this article because some people believe only girls are affected by eating disorders. A few boys go through the same thing.

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just me & you | teeniet0ttie: Anorexia = recover or die; there’s...

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teeniet0ttie:
“Anorexia = recover or die; there’s no other way out and I’m too scared of recovery.
” (teeniet0ttie: Anorexia = recover or die; there’s no other way out and I’m too scared of recovery.
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I choose this article because if a person continues to be anorexia they will more than likely die.

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014: you can be too obsessed with 'healthy ... - The Independent

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014: you can be too obsessed with 'healthy ... - The Independent | Eating Disorders and Body Image | Scoop.it
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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014: you can be too obsessed with 'healthy ...
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This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the UK.
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I agree with this article because some people only eat healthy foods, but they are still worried about their weight.

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Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating talk body image, self-esteem - Daily Sundial

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Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating talk body image, self-esteem
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As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, two lectures were presented that dealt with building self-confidence, media literacy and positive body image.
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“Self-esteem is not dependent on external things like grades." I choose this article because some  people depend on grades. To someone who is  smart it boost their self-esteem, but some adolescents do not care about grades.

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