Monday, July 19, 2010

Adult anorexia: the forgotten tragedy of lives lost to illness

The Sydney Morning Herald
July 18, 2010
"Pregnancy was very hard for me" ... June Alexander has had an eating disorder for years.

WOMEN in their 30s, 40s and even older are the new breed of anorexia nervosa sufferers, with a study showing that the disease is not only a condition of the young.

Stephen Touyz, professor of clinical psychology at the University of Sydney, conducted the first study of its kind in the world, examining women from Sydney and London who have had the disease for seven years or longer...finish article @

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