Study: Eating Disorders Affecting Older US Women.

American Medical News (7/9, Moyer) reports that the problem of eating disorders “is affecting older women nationwide, according to a study of 1,849 women 50 and older published online June 21 in the International Journal of Eating Disorders.” Specifically, “the study shows that 62% of respondents said their weight or shape negatively impacts their life, and 64% think about their weight at least once a day.” The study, “based on an anonymous online survey conducted between September 2010 and January 2011, found that 13.3% of women 50 and older exhibited eating disorder symptoms.”

Related Links:

— “Eating disorders an increasing problem in older women, “Christine S. Moyer, American Medical News, July 9, 2012.

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