Eating disorders up by 15%

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First published in News Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Photograph of the Author by

A NEW study has revealed number of people diagnosed with eating disorders has increased by 15% since 2000.

The study, conducted by King’s College London and the University College London Institute of Child Health, shows eating disorders are under-supported in Somerset.

Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association says anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.

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