Dying To Be Thin

Dying To Be Thin

Streaming Video - 2005
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This program profiles a young woman obsessed with the desire to be thin. It has taken her four hospitalizations and years of outpatient therapy to help her overcome her problem. Doctors in this program discuss the characteristics of anorexia nervosa and bulimia and identify those most likely to be affected by these disorders. Self-starvation and binging and purging can lead to cardiac problems and a cessation of the menstrual cycle. And although great efforts have been made to educate people about eating disorders, they continue to represent a nationwide problem.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1994
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (18 min.) :,sd., col

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