# anorexia - Yesterday’s News
We spoke to interior designer Carole Roberts who gave us her top tips.
# anorexia - Sunday 14 August, 2016
Eating disorders can affect anyone.
# anorexia - Tuesday 9 August, 2016
The Bodywhys group has reported a 9% increase in helpline calls and a 19% increase in email contact from those aged 36-55.
# anorexia - Saturday 23 July, 2016
Some 87% of people under the age of 18 presenting with eating disorders are female.
# anorexia - Monday 22 February, 2016
“Eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. They are not about food nor are they a diet.”
# anorexia - Sunday 21 February, 2016
‘I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I’m not over anorexia; I’m living with it’
When I finally got it, I still didn’t think I deserved help. I checked into hospital still believing I was “too fat”, writes an anonymous contributor.
# anorexia - Sunday 31 January, 2016
In her memoir, Victoire Macon Dauxerre recounts the pressures of such high-stakes dieting.
# anorexia - Friday 10 April, 2015
Pippa Newcomb writes about how an eating disorder took over her life from the age of 14.
# anorexia - Friday 3 April, 2015
Photoshopped images in France will now also have to be labelled as such.
# anorexia - Sunday 22 March, 2015
Agencies in Ireland say models smaller than a size 8 can’t get work here.
# anorexia - Wednesday 18 March, 2015
France is looking at bringing in new laws which could change Paris Fashion Week.
# anorexia - Tuesday 27 January, 2015
Talking to people is so important – keeping everything bottled up inside only leads to disaster.
# anorexia - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
For years, my eating disorder controlled my life; no matter how thin I got, I wouldn’t be satisfied. It’s this symptom of anorexia that makes it so dangerous, writes Vicky Kavanagh.
# anorexia - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males
# anorexia - Sunday 26 May, 2013
Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.
# anorexia - Thursday 7 March, 2013
Neurological implants are being tested on patients whose conditions have not responded to other treatment.
# anorexia - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
# anorexia - Friday 13 July, 2012
A child protection expert has argued that parents should be given a choice over explicit content online. So what do you think?
# anorexia - Saturday 5 May, 2012
The 19 international editors of the influential fashion magazine have signed a 6-point plan saying they won’t work with models who appear to have eating disorders.
# anorexia - Tuesday 20 March, 2012
New law in Israel will ban agents from hiring underweight models or retouching photographs to make models appear thinner.
# anorexia - Friday 24 February, 2012
Sites featuring images of underweight models and ‘The Thin Commandments’ are putting vulnerable people in danger, Mary Mitchell O’Connor said.
# anorexia - Wednesday 8 February, 2012
A former prima ballerina at Milan’s La Scala theatre had said one in five dancers suffered from the eating disorder.
# anorexia - Tuesday 13 December, 2011
Eating disorders therapist Emma Murphy describes how images in the media affect her patients – and suggests a simple task for anyone considering a trip to the newsagent.
# anorexia - Wednesday 10 August, 2011
The ad showed children’s T-shirts bearing a motto once mentioned by model Kate Moss in an interview – “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”.
Former IRA member has been transferred to hospital for medical assessment after being refused early release or parole.
# anorexia - Wednesday 13 July, 2011
The model in question has hit out at criticism about her appearance, saying that she is “naturally skinny” and is hurt that people were discussing her as if she was “not a real person”.
# anorexia - Monday 14 February, 2011
Children are developing eating disorders at younger ages because of a mixture of peer pressure, media influences and negative messages from parents.