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THIN – Eating Disorders – Part 1


THIN – Eating disorders – Part 1 – THIN, directed by Lauren Greenfield and distributed by HBO, is an exploration of The Renfrew Center in Coconut Creek, Florida; a 40-bed residential facility for the treatment of women with eating disorders. The film mostly revolves around four women with anorexia nervosa and/or bulimia and their struggles for recovery.


Greatest Person: Liana Rosenman

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While in treatment, she met Kristina Saffran. Together, they helped one another on the road to recovery, and in 2008, came up with the idea for Project HEAL. The nonprofit organization raises money for others suffering with eating disorders, but who …


Proposed Bill May Help Prevent Eating Disorders

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Elizabeth Campbell, a nurse at Mary Baldwin College, said early detection of eating disorders could help. “If we'd had a preventative way of catching it before it came a major crisis and treatment for the students or the patient would be a lot less …
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Lack of awareness about eating disorders in men: Study

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The perception of eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia, is that they are "female diseases," even though research suggests men account for about 25% of cases, the study says. The lack of awareness is one reason men may not seek treatment.
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