As the world evolves, we sometimes find that problems our children face are showing up at earlier and earlier ages. For instance, recent studies have shown that children as young as 8 have shown symptoms of eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Here’s what concerned parents need to know about these disorders and how they could be silently affecting your child.
Our national obsession with being thin is harming our young people, causing them to worry about their body images and tie their self-worth to appearance. Bulimia and other eating disorders are on the rise – and they’re being found in younger children.