Anorexia Nervosa And Bulimia NervosaStreaming Video - 2013
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are serious medical conditions that can be deadly if left untreated, and they afflict people of all ages and races, especially young women. This video follows Peabody- and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Larkin McPhee (Dying to Be Thin) as she uncovers facts about eating disorders and the many challenges of coping with them. Viewers meet health and psychology experts as well as patients in recovery who offer honest appraisals of their struggles to overcome debilitating eating disorders. Topics and themes include: Who is at risk? What causes and perpetuates an eating disorder? Why are eating disorders dangerous? How are they treated?