THIN: A Look At Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are not about vanity – they’re about control and addiction

How many women are affected by eating disorders? One in every seven. Lauren Greenfield discusses her research on anorexia in this illuminating interview. She talks about how anorexia is not really about body image or if clothing fits; it stems from deeper emotional issues and is a true addiction. She discusses how anorexia is the ultimate need for control, and how girls use their bodies to gain that control, even at their own expense.

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