NIMH: About 25% Of College Students Have Eating Disorders.

The Tennessean (12/27, Ammenheuser) reports, “The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that 25 percent of college students have eating disorders. The same percent of college women report managing weight by binging and purging, says the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders.” While the “problem’s more widespread among women,” about “10 percent to 15 percent of anorexics and bulimics are male,” the association explained.

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— “Eating disorders boom as kids enter college,”Maura Ammenheuser, The Tennessean, December 27, 2012.

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