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Anorexia is a mental illness. Treat it properly | Barbara Ellen ... - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
Anorexia is a mental illness. Treat it properly | Barbara Ellen ... 
The Guardian
So much sadness attends the case of 19-year-old Averil Hart, who died from anorexia in 2012. It's only now, finally, after a five-year wait, full of stalling, buck-passing and evasions, that her family has managed to get clear answers, and apologies ...
Anorexia-sufferer Averil Hart died after multiple failings in NHS care ... Gazette
Teen with anorexia 'failed by each NHS physique' earlier than ... Kaplan Herald
Teen with anorexia 'failed by every NHS body' before death Luxora Leader
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press  -Brinkwire (press release) 
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Anorexic student, 19, starved to death after 'shocking' failings from NHS - The Sun



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Anorexic student, 19, starved to death after 'shocking' failings from NHS 
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Now the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman is warning more lives will be lost unless the NHS stops failing anorexic adults. It wants health bosses to boost the number of eating disorder specialists and improve training. Around 725,000 people ...
'Clear failures of care': scathing report into student's anorexia death ... The Guardian
Death of anorexic teenager left to starve in her university flat was 'avoidable', says watchdog Telegraph.co.uk
Woman who died from anorexia aged 19 'let down by every single NHS organisation involved in her care' Mirror.co.uk
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Medics trivialise anorexia and girls like Averil, 19 | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail



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Gut molecule that blocks 'hunger hormone' may spur new treatments ... - Science Magazine



Science Magazine
 
Gut molecule that blocks 'hunger hormone' may spur new treatments ... 
Science Magazine
Scientists once had high hopes that inhibiting a hormone named ghrelin would be the key to preventing obesity. Ghrelin didn't turn out to be a weight loss panacea. But now, the discovery of the first molecule naturally made by the body that blocks ...

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Feminist reading really can help beat anorexia. It worked for me - The Guardian



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Feminist reading really can help beat anorexia. It worked for me 
The Guardian
According to a new study, feminist theory can help treat anorexia. That comes as no surprise to me, based on my own experience of trying to vanish, one skipped meal at a time. Researchers at the University of East Anglia trialled a 10-week programme ...

 


Nineteen-year-old who died from anorexia 'failed by every NHS organisation that cared for her' - The Independent



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Nineteen-year-old who died from anorexia 'failed by every NHS organisation that cared for her' 
The Independent
A young woman's death from anorexia was an "avoidable tragedy" that would have been prevented had the NHS provided appropriate care and treatment, a damning report has concluded. Averil Hart, 19, died following a series of failures that involved every ...

 


It wasn't feminist theory that cured my anorexia ? it was having something to eat for - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
It wasn't feminist theory that cured my anorexia ? it was having something to eat for 
The Guardian
A rather sweet news story emerged the other week, in which it was claimed that studying feminist theory could help anorexics with their recovery by teaching them how ?cultural constructions of femininity? can lead to ?body distress?. Now, I am of the ...

 


Should People with Anorexia Be Force-Fed? - Healthline



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Should People with Anorexia Be Force-Fed? 
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Last month, a New Jersey judge granted guardianship to the parents of a 20-year-old woman with anorexia nervosa, arguing that the woman is incapable of making her own medical decisions. This clears the way for the parents to take charge of treatment ...

 


I have fought anorexia for almost 50 years ? more representation is needed for older sufferers - The Independent



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I have fought anorexia for almost 50 years ? more representation is needed for older sufferers 
The Independent
They were effectively hijacked by anorexia. That horrid, horrid word that stole my life. This is not an exaggeration in my case. It appeared totally out of the blue and sabotaged every attempt I have made to rid myself of it. It has taken precedent ...

 


Feminist theory could help treat anorexia, study suggests - Telegraph.co.uk



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Feminist theory could help treat anorexia, study suggests 
Telegraph.co.uk
Academics at the University of East Anglia say that patients found discussion of societal oppression helpful in helping them cope with their condition. The 10-week programme, which was carried out with seven patients at a treatment centre in Norwich ...