February 16th, 2007

WATCH: Eating Disorders On College Campuses

The prevalence of eating disorders in society is hard to ignore. As many as 10 million women and 1 million men in the United States alone have either anorexia or bulimia. In this exclusive video podcast, we take a look inside America’s college campuses, where eating disorders may affect up to 20% of its students.

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Grade Level Reading Fund of the Tides Foundation, The Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

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Eating Recovery Center, an eating disorder center in Denver, just released research showing that the transition to college, with its inherent pressures and changes, can increase the likelihood of eating disorders in young adults. Go here for the complete report: https://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com/pdf/ERC_College_FIN.pdf

[...] Education Week Video : Focused on education., 16 Feb. 2007,  http://learningmatters.tv/blog/on-pbs-newshour/watch-eating-disorders-on-college-campuses/1019/. [...]

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