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Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 22-28

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healthcare, health conditions, education

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Columbia Psychiatry

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Tune in to Columbia Psychiatry’s BlogTalkRadio show during Eating Disorders Awareness Week for treatment news from leaders in the field.

Call 347-996-5875 or log on to http://bit.ly/1AlBdbt.

Drs. Evelyn Attia and Deborah Glasofer will discuss, Who’s Who: Putting Together Your Team for Eating Disorders Treatment.

How far would you go to get a body to die for? Even when faced with the possibility of dying, some adolescents diagnosed with an eating disorder struggle to end their self-starvation. Eating disorders -- including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder -- affect roughly 5-10% of women. Anorexia nervosa has a mortality rate as high as that seen in any psychiatric disorder.

On three days during Eating Disorders Awareness Week, our experts will break down treatment options for families, starting:

Monday February 23
12:00 -12:30pm