- The Guardian(UK) 15:48January 19, 2020Eating disorders: 12 deaths in seven years led to coroner warningsCampaigners say too many young people receiving poor-quality mental health careAt least 12 highly vulnerable people with eating disorders have died over the last seven years after failings in care that were so severe that coroners issued legal warnings to hospitals to try to prevent more deaths.Coroners were so alarmed by the failings that they sent official warnings to 11 trusts that provided care for people with anorexia and bulimia between 2013 and 2019, Guardian analysis shows. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 19:05January 14, 2020A YouTuber opened up about her friends forcing her into psychiatric hospital because of her eating disorderKati Morton / YouTube YouTuber Eugenia Cooney left YouTube in February 2019 to seek help for an eating disorder. She has since returned to the platform and opened up about her mental health to her subscribers.
In a recent video, Cooney spoke to YouTuber and therapist Kati Morton about what it was like to be put on a 5150 — a 72-hour psychiatric hold — by her friends.
She said she felt ambushed because she was starting to think about entering a program herself. Instead, she was sent to a psychiatric hospital against her will, and entered an unnerving and scary environment.
Morton helped explain what a 5150 actually means, and how for some people it can do more harm than good.
Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. YouTuber Eugenia Cooney disappeared from the platform in February 2019 to work on her health with a doctor, after years of subscribers and the wider community speculating over her incredibly low weight and the possibility of her having a severe eating disorder.
Cooney reappeared in July in an hour-long documentary posted by one of YouTube's most popular creators Shane Dawson, and since then her channel has gone back to business as usual, with beauty tutorials, Q&A videos, and try on hauls.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A 45-year-long study discovered trends in successful hyper-intelligent childrenSee Also:'Bridge statements' are a great way to help you build up healthier self-esteem, according to this YouTuber therapistA creator who has become YouTube's supervillain called 911 when reporter Chris Hansen knocked on his door to ask him about accusations of grooming underage fansWhy you should drop the new year's resolution you're really struggling with already
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- Huffington Post UK 09:00January 9, 2020Intuitive Eating: What It Is, And Why It Could Work For You
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- Huffington Post UK 03:01December 21, 2019How To Support Someone With An Eating Disorder At Christmas
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- Huffington Post UK 14:30December 11, 2019'You Don't Have To Earn A Pizza': Exercise-Based Food Labelling Could 'Demonise' What We Eat
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- Business Insider 19:03November 27, 2019Division 1 female athletes are among those plagued by eating disorders, missing periods, and broken bonesCourtesy of Delaney White Elite runner Mary Cain said her experience with the coaching system at the now-shuttered Nike Oregon Project encouraged unhealthy levels of weight loss, leading to injuries, serious mental health problems, and a derailed career.
The serious medical condition Cain experienced, RED-S, seems to be common among athletes of all levels, though higher-level athletes may be most vulnerable.
Female athletes in Division 1 cross-country and track are among those who've been vocal out about the issue. One spoke to Insider.
Supportive teammates, proactive coaches, and female role models can make a big difference in helping women perform their best while staying healthy.
Visit Insider's homepage for more. Elite runner Mary Cain said in the New York Times this month that her experience with the coaching system at the now-shuttered Nike Oregon Project encouraged unhealthy levels of weight loss, leading to five broken bones, mental health problems. The ordeal also derailed her career, according to Cain.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:A Pennsylvania bill would require death certificates for fertilized eggs that never implant in the uterusA man died after his dog licked him, leading to a rare infection that caused blisters and strange bruisesAnal cancer is on the rise in the US, and almost all cases are linked to HPV
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- Huffington Post UK 11:33November 21, 2019Here’s Why Gaining Weight Was Actually The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
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- Huffington Post UK 13:00November 7, 2019Fearne Cotton Opens Up About 'Intense' 10-Year Struggle With Bulimia For First Time
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- The Guardian(UK) 09:00October 23, 2019Number of children with anorexia on the rise, researchers findRate of eating disorder in preteen children appears to have doubled in past decadeCases of anorexia are on the rise among preteen children in the UK and Ireland, research suggests, with rates having as much as doubled in 10 years.The study, which looked at cases of anorexia diagnosed by psychiatrists in hospitals or specialist clinics, estimates that 3.2 per 100,000 children aged between eight and 12 met criteria for anorexia for the first time in 2015, compared with 1.5 to 2.1 per 100,000 in 2006. Trends for older children could not be examined due to lack to comparable historical data. Continue reading...
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- Huffington Post UK 01:30October 23, 2019Anorexia Rates Among Pre-Teens Have Doubled In A Decade – Why?
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- Business Insider 18:08October 18, 2019A woman ‘starved to death’ 10 years after weight-loss surgery, losing 75% of her body weightBraunS / Getty A 44-year-old woman died of malnutrition 10 years after undergoing bariatric surgery for weight loss, according to a new report from a local coroner. After the surgery, the woman, who also may have had an eating disorder and other mental health conditions, could barely eat. Her weight went from 322 pounds to 70 pounds over the course of the decade. Bariatric surgeries and eating disorders have a complicated relationship, with the procedures both attracting people with disordered eating patterns and leading to eating disorder symptoms. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:13 important things veterinarians wish all pet owners knewLogan Paul said he's pro-choice after receiving backlash for using abortions in his war of words with KSIEddie Van Halen thinks he developed cancer from sucking on metal guitar picks, but a doctor says this probably isn't true
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- Guardian 17:35September 18, 2019Instagram tightens rules on diet and cosmetic surgery postsPlatform responds to concerns about impact of content on mental health of young peopleInstagram has announced that tighter restrictions are to be imposed on some posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery.The social media platform said that from Wednesday on both Instagram and Facebook, age restrictions would be applied to some such posts while others would be removed. Continue reading...
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- Huffington Post UK 13:53September 16, 2019Christopher Eccleston Says He Was 'Very Ill' With Anorexia During Doctor Who Stint
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- Huffington Post UK 08:00August 27, 20197 Things People With Anorexia Want You To Know
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- Huffington Post UK 12:23July 23, 2019Macy's Removes Plates From Stores After Complaints They 'Promote Eating Disorders'
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