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Monday, September 12, 2011

The children who fall victim to anorexia

As the new school term starts, the revelation that hundreds of children suffer from eating disorders has put teachers on alert. 


On Gemma Jones’s ninth birthday, she and her family piled into their car and travelled the 80 miles from their Surrey home town to London for the day. The occasion, however, was far from celebratory. Having lost weight drastically in the previous few weeks, the schoolgirl had just been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa by her local hospital.
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With a new school year beginning and the increasing pressures that children are facing, what are warning signs to be aware of that a child may be struggling with anorexia?

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