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Advice for people with eating disorders, and their loved ones, this Christmas
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Advice for people with eating disorders, and their loved ones, this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2020, 6:30 PM 13,416 Views 0 Comments

Some people start to deny themselves food in the weeks leading up to Christmas, while others binge eat.

Compromise and having a 'code word': How to make Christmas easier for people with eating disorders
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Compromise and having a 'code word': How to make Christmas easier for people with eating disorders

Dec 24th 2019, 11:00 AM 12,800 Views 10 Comments

This time of year can be very difficult for a person with an eating disorder, but there are ways to help.

Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder
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Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder

Sep 17th 2019, 5:56 PM 15,732 Views 0 Comments

She is described as being currently very underweight with a dangerously low Body Mass Index (BMI).

'My love for fighting came from battling anorexia and battling my own mind'
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'My love for fighting came from battling anorexia and battling my own mind'

Feb 16th 2019, 8:00 AM 21,157 Views 5 Comments

Mary-Kate Slattery shares her inspiring story.

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital
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Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital

Sep 13th 2018, 4:00 PM 28,019 Views 16 Comments

Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.

High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed
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High Court rules that woman weighing five stone and refusing food in HSE care may be force-fed

Aug 30th 2018, 5:32 PM 14,508 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the woman has a long history of anorexia nervosa.

Hospital receives High Court order to feed 'critically ill' woman with anorexia through tube
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Hospital receives High Court order to feed 'critically ill' woman with anorexia through tube

Jan 5th 2018, 3:51 PM 23,498 Views 0 Comments

The hospital says her life is in danger unless it is permitted to feed her via the tube.

Eating disorder centre criticised for not having a psychiatric nurse on duty at all times
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Eating disorder centre criticised for not having a psychiatric nurse on duty at all times

Sep 1st 2017, 12:42 PM 7,826 Views 7 Comments

The facility was criticised for having no input from a medical specialist or medical facility.

'To The Bone does not elevate disordered eating behaviours as something to aspire to'
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'To The Bone does not elevate disordered eating behaviours as something to aspire to'

Jul 15th 2017, 8:00 AM 2,079 Views 7 Comments

There is no doubt that the new Netlix film will continue to generate debate, writes Barry Murphy.

Column: How to get through Christmas if you're recovering from an eating disorder
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Column: How to get through Christmas if you're recovering from an eating disorder

Dec 22nd 2016, 7:30 PM 1,046 Views 0 Comments

Christmas is tough if you’re struggling with food issues, writes Cora McEvoy.

US judge rules that anorexic patient can refuse forced feedings
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US judge rules that anorexic patient can refuse forced feedings

Nov 23rd 2016, 2:49 PM 14,907 Views 10 Comments

The court also granted her request for care to relieve pain or discomfort.

Getting help: What to do if you or someone you know has an eating disorder
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Getting help: What to do if you or someone you know has an eating disorder

Aug 14th 2016, 12:00 PM 714 Views 2 Comments

Eating disorders can affect anyone.

Increasing numbers of older people are suffering from eating disorders
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Increasing numbers of older people are suffering from eating disorders

Aug 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,669 Views 5 Comments

The Bodywhys group has reported a 9% increase in helpline calls and a 19% increase in email contact from those aged 36-55.

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders
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Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders

Jul 23rd 2016, 10:00 PM 14,545 Views 68 Comments

Some 87% of people under the age of 18 presenting with eating disorders are female.

89% increase in middle-aged people seeking help for eating disorders
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89% increase in middle-aged people seeking help for eating disorders

Feb 22nd 2016, 7:30 PM 11,074 Views 5 Comments

“Eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. They are not about food nor are they a diet.”

'I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I'm not over anorexia; I'm living with it'
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'I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I'm not over anorexia; I'm living with it'

Feb 21st 2016, 6:30 PM 695 Views 7 Comments

When I finally got it, I still didn’t think I deserved help. I checked into hospital still believing I was “too fat”, writes an anonymous contributor.

Three apples and Diet Coke: the food diary of a top model
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Three apples and Diet Coke: the food diary of a top model

Jan 31st 2016, 8:30 AM 80,730 Views 45 Comments

In her memoir, Victoire Macon Dauxerre recounts the pressures of such high-stakes dieting.

‘Having anorexia is harder than you can possibly imagine. I lived through hell.’
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‘Having anorexia is harder than you can possibly imagine. I lived through hell.’

Apr 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,679 Views 12 Comments

Pippa Newcomb writes about how an eating disorder took over her life from the age of 14.

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'Too thin' models are now banned from the runways of the world's fashion capital

Apr 3rd 2015, 7:39 PM 22,159 Views 65 Comments

Photoshopped images in France will now also have to be labelled as such.

Here's why Ireland doesn't need a ban on 'too thin' models
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Here's why Ireland doesn't need a ban on 'too thin' models

Mar 22nd 2015, 6:30 PM 55,372 Views 61 Comments

Agencies in Ireland say models smaller than a size 8 can’t get work here.

Poll: Should models who are 'too thin' be banned from runways?
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Poll: Should models who are 'too thin' be banned from runways?

Mar 18th 2015, 8:00 PM 30,517 Views 121 Comments

France is looking at bringing in new laws which could change Paris Fashion Week.

Opinion: I thought my eating disorder gave me control, but it was really controlling me
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Opinion: I thought my eating disorder gave me control, but it was really controlling me

Jan 27th 2015, 2:52 PM 1,183 Views 12 Comments

Talking to people is so important – keeping everything bottled up inside only leads to disaster.

Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'
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Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'

Mar 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 727 Views 20 Comments

For years, my eating disorder controlled my life; no matter how thin I got, I wouldn’t be satisfied. It’s this symptom of anorexia that makes it so dangerous, writes Vicky Kavanagh.

Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored - report
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Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored - report

Feb 11th 2014, 6:12 PM 23,458 Views 49 Comments

A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore
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Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore

May 26th 2013, 1:30 PM 573 Views 17 Comments

Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.

Experimental brain implants may help patients with severe anorexia
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Experimental brain implants may help patients with severe anorexia

Mar 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,486 Views 5 Comments

Neurological implants are being tested on patients whose conditions have not responded to other treatment.

Column: Dying to be thin - what you should know about eating disorders
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Column: Dying to be thin - what you should know about eating disorders

Feb 13th 2013, 6:30 PM 675 Views 24 Comments

As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, psychologist Deirdre Ryan removes the misconceptions surrounding this group of devastating illnesses – and explains how to approach a loved one in pain.

Poll: Should Ireland introduce an opt-in filter for online pornography?
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Poll: Should Ireland introduce an opt-in filter for online pornography?

Jul 13th 2012, 10:04 AM 9,303 Views 184 Comments

A child protection expert has argued that parents should be given a choice over explicit content online. So what do you think?

Vogue editors sign pact to promote healthy body image in the magazine
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Vogue editors sign pact to promote healthy body image in the magazine

May 5th 2012, 2:38 PM 3,403 Views 6 Comments

The 19 international editors of the influential fashion magazine have signed a 6-point plan saying they won’t work with models who appear to have eating disorders.

New Israeli law bans underweight models in ads
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New Israeli law bans underweight models in ads

Mar 20th 2012, 2:19 PM 4,338 Views 16 Comments

New law in Israel will ban agents from hiring underweight models or retouching photographs to make models appear thinner.

TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites
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TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites

Feb 24th 2012, 5:16 PM 3,935 Views 42 Comments

Sites featuring images of underweight models and ‘The Thin Commandments’ are putting vulnerable people in danger, Mary Mitchell O’Connor said.

Legendary ballet school denies claims of 'rife' anorexia
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Legendary ballet school denies claims of 'rife' anorexia

Feb 8th 2012, 7:07 PM 3,755 Views 1 Comment

A former prima ballerina at Milan’s La Scala theatre had said one in five dancers suffered from the eating disorder.

Column: The media is selling insecurity – but we don’t have to buy it
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Column: The media is selling insecurity – but we don’t have to buy it

Dec 13th 2011, 7:30 AM 677 Views 18 Comments

Eating disorders therapist Emma Murphy describes how images in the media affect her patients – and suggests a simple task for anyone considering a trip to the newsagent.

Website censured over Moss 'skinny' slogan T-shirts
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Website censured over Moss 'skinny' slogan T-shirts

Aug 10th 2011, 3:37 PM 662 Views 5 Comments

The ad showed children’s T-shirts bearing a motto once mentioned by model Kate Moss in an interview – “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”.

Brendan Lillis transferred to hospital from Maghaberry Prison
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Brendan Lillis transferred to hospital from Maghaberry Prison

Aug 10th 2011, 1:56 PM 454 Views 2 Comments

Former IRA member has been transferred to hospital for medical assessment after being refused early release or parole.

Topshop removes controversial image of thin model from website
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Topshop removes controversial image of thin model from website

Jul 13th 2011, 2:33 PM 1,084 Views 1 Comment

The model in question has hit out at criticism about her appearance, saying that she is “naturally skinny” and is hurt that people were discussing her as if she was “not a real person”.

Children as young as five suffering from eating disorders
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Children as young as five suffering from eating disorders

Feb 14th 2011, 11:46 AM 1,963 Views 0 Comments

Children are developing eating disorders at younger ages because of a mixture of peer pressure, media influences and negative messages from parents.

Anti-anorexia model Isabelle Caro dies at 28
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Anti-anorexia model Isabelle Caro dies at 28

Dec 30th 2010, 1:24 PM 5,944 Views 0 Comments

Isabelle Caro, who brought attention to anorexia by taking part in a controversial billboard campaign, has passed away.