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#Anorexia nervosa

# anorexia-nervosa - Thursday 30 August, 2018

High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed

The court heard that the woman has a long history of anorexia nervosa.

# anorexia-nervosa - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'

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-nervosa - Monday 24 February, 2014

Column: Eating disorders are not about food – they're about emotional distress

We need to understand that an eating disorder is a person’s coping mechanism, not an issue about their weight, writes Louise Dolphin.

# anorexia-nervosa - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored - report

A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males

# anorexia-nervosa - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Column: Dying to be thin - what you should know about eating disorders

As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, psychologist Deirdre Ryan removes the misconceptions surrounding this group of devastating illnesses – and explains how to approach a loved one in pain.

# anorexia-nervosa - Friday 24 February, 2012

TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites

Sites featuring images of underweight models and ‘The Thin Commandments’ are putting vulnerable people in danger, Mary Mitchell O’Connor said.