NPR: Eating Disorders Thrive In Anxious Times, And Pose A Lethal Threat

NPR: Eating Disorders Thrive In Anxious Times, And Pose A Lethal Threat. “Eating disorders are thriving during the pandemic. Hotline calls to the National Eating Disorders Association are up 70-80% in recent months. For many, eating is a form of control — a coping mechanism tied to stress. Food scarcity and stockpiling behavior can trigger anxieties about eating, or overeating among some.”

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