Anorexia, Bulimia Stats
According to the Department of Health and Ageing (Australian govt) website:
“Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions involving intense anxiety and preoccupation with body weight and shape, eating and weight control.
One in 100 adolescent girls develops anorexia nervosa, and five in 100 develop bulimia nervosa.
Anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric illness, with approximately 15-20 per cent dying within 20 years.”
Eating Disorders can be helped.