Eating Disorder Treatment may Rely on Cultural Aspects

Treating eating disorders should also consider cultural aspects of the person, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). The findings of the research point out that contemporary eating disorder (ED) treatment in the UK pays little attention to the cultural contexts for eating problems, such as gender. Although EDs affect people across different genders, ethnicity and ages, women and girls are disproportionately affected by eating problems.

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