Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders

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Registered: 01-03-2001
Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders
Thu, 04-26-2012 - 8:04am

According to Health Day News, "A lack of support following traumatic life events such as relationship problems, the loss of a loved one, abuse and sexual assault can trigger eating disorders, a small new study finds.

People with eating disorders said even changing schools or jobs could trigger eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia, according to the University of Minnesota researchers." READ MORE


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Registered: 03-20-2009
Thu, 04-26-2012 - 3:32pm

Hey Karla,

thanks for posting this. Yes, I would agree that trauma in ones life can trigger ED.