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Look over the list of facts regarding eating disorders on the National (American) Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders website for an overview of issues arising from these disorders then watch the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) Video and go to the NEDA site and find out some of the things you can do or at least think about during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week this week.

Source: National Eating Disorder Information Center

Date: February 22, 2015

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Links:     Lead web site – http://www.nedic.ca/

CTV News Eating Disorder Video

Fact List: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders http://www.anad.org/get-information/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/

Follow-up Site: – National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Website: http://nedawareness.org/

There are a number of myths about eating disorders. This CTV news video presents the organization and work of the National Eating Disorder Information Center on Canada explores some of those myths and talks about some things people can do to help themselves or others.

Questions for Discussion:

  1. What are some of the social factors that contribute to the social problems associated with eating disorders?
  2. What are some of the warning signs for eating disorders?
  3. What can or should you do if you think a friend of yours might be struggling with an eating disorder?

References (Read Further):

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Website: http://nedawareness.org/

National Eating Disorder Information Center http://www.nedic.ca/

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