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# bulimia - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Compromise and having a 'code word': How to make Christmas easier for people with eating disorders

This time of year can be very difficult for a person with an eating disorder, but there are ways to help.

# bulimia - Friday 1 September, 2017

Eating disorder centre criticised for not having a psychiatric nurse on duty at all times

The facility was criticised for having no input from a medical specialist or medical facility.

# bulimia - Monday 24 July, 2017

From The42 'I used to make myself sick pretty much every day for two or three years' Open Up

'I used to make myself sick pretty much every day for two or three years'

Renowned rugby referee Nigel Owens examines the impact of eating disorders on men and boys in a BBC documentary tonight.

# bulimia - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Increasing numbers of older people are suffering from eating disorders

The Bodywhys group has reported a 9% increase in helpline calls and a 19% increase in email contact from those aged 36-55.

# bulimia - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders

Some 87% of people under the age of 18 presenting with eating disorders are female.

# bulimia - Monday 22 February, 2016

89% increase in middle-aged people seeking help for eating disorders

“Eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. They are not about food nor are they a diet.”

# bulimia - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'I can't remember the first time I made myself sick but it quickly went from once a week to every meal.'

Alexandra Potter described her battle with bulimia after being bullied in school.

# bulimia - Friday 10 April, 2015

‘Having anorexia is harder than you can possibly imagine. I lived through hell.’

Pippa Newcomb writes about how an eating disorder took over her life from the age of 14.

# bulimia - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Opinion: I thought my eating disorder gave me control, but it was really controlling me

Talking to people is so important – keeping everything bottled up inside only leads to disaster.

# bulimia - 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.

# bulimia - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Vogue editors sign pact to promote healthy body image in the magazine

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.

# bulimia - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

New Israeli law bans underweight models in ads

New law in Israel will ban agents from hiring underweight models or retouching photographs to make models appear thinner.

# bulimia - 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.

# bulimia - Monday 14 February, 2011

Children as young as five suffering from eating disorders

Children are developing eating disorders at younger ages because of a mixture of peer pressure, media influences and negative messages from parents.