August 1st, 2011

"Today, the NHS has released figures showing a worrying trend in the number of young people receiving treatment from the NHS for eating disorders.

The figures indicate that in the last three years 98 children between the ages of five and seven were admitted to hospitals due to disordered eating, alongside 99 aged eight and nine and almost 400 between ten and twelve.

Also around 1,500 teenagers between thirteen and fifteen have been hospitalised for severe disordered eating in the same period.”

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