National Eating Disorders Association

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is an American non-profit organization devoted to preventing eating disorders, providing treatment referrals, and increasing the education and understanding of eating disorders, weight, and body image. It organizes and sponsors National Eating Disorders Week. Also known as NEDAwareness Week, it takes place during the last week of February, and is "a collective effort of primarily volunteers, including eating disorder professionals, health care providers, students, educators, social workers, and individuals committed to raising awareness of the dangers surrounding eating disorders and the need for early intervention and treatment."

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National Eating Disorders Association - Eating Disorders in The News - March 2011
... A recent study “billed as the largest and most comprehensive analysis of eating disorders” examined data on “more than 10,000 teens aged 13 to 18 ... Binge eating disorder was the most common, affecting more than 1.5 percent of kids studied”, and “just under 1 percent had experienced bulimia, and 0.3 percent had had ...

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