I knew that I couldn’t be the only one in my peer group who’s had trouble with food.
Lately, I feel that the way I've lived for years—in hyperconscious, hypervigilant awareness of everything I put in my mouth—no longer serves to quell my depression and anxiety. It actually exacerbates it.
The community serves as a place to help and support each other through whatever problems its members are dealing with, from dissociative identity disorder to eating disorders.
Eating disorders are typically associated with cisgender women, but research shows that trans youth are four times more likely to suffer from them.
'My Skinny Sister' explores what happens to a family when one member develops a devastating eating disorder.
Marijuana is used as a medicine for everything from anxiety to cancer – and some experts believe it could treat eating disorders, too.
The skeletal girls in it bowed before a mysterious leader known as "the goddess of emaciation".
Have pro-ana blogs become the new hunting ground for sexual predators? My experiences posing as a 15-year-old girl with a fetish for intense weight loss certainly suggest so.
Laxative abuse is a common manifestation of eating disorders that we rarely talk about. But with the pills so easy to buy and become addicted to, and increasing numbers of young people using them, it's about time we started.
Some people in bikinis and two women off Gogglebox got together in Hyde Park to make it clear they don't like being told what kind of body they should have.
We went to Bethlem's new Museum of the Mind to meet exhibiting artists and poets whose work reflects on life under section.
A lot of people with an eating disorder will find the idea that it's caused by Barbies or supermodels insulting and patronising. It's a mental illness, not a bad case of vanity.