Gender Dysphoria and Eating Disorders

How Are They Related? • Sep 13, 2017

As you look through the Duke Center for Eating Disorders website, you may be surprised to find a section about gender dysphoria. At first glance, gender dysphoria seemingly has little to nothing in common with eating disorders. After all, food and gender are incredibly different topics, so it would make...

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Food Restriction in Young Children

What Is It Like? • Jul 26, 2017

It is sad to acknowledge, but eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa have been reported in individuals as young as 5 years old. However, as one may imagine, eating disorders in young children are quite rare and thus very difficult to study. Fortunately, there are very sophisticated surveillance systems...

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