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What does it take to end up with an eating disorder mentality?

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Dr. Julie O'Toole
Pediatrics
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In brief: Genetics

As far as we can tell, there is a strong heritability component to the vulnerability for eating disorders.
It is at any rate clear that parents do not cause eating disorders in their children and sufferers do not choose to have them. Like diabetes.

In brief: Genetics

As far as we can tell, there is a strong heritability component to the vulnerability for eating disorders.
It is at any rate clear that parents do not cause eating disorders in their children and sufferers do not choose to have them. Like diabetes.
Dr. Julie O'Toole
Dr. Julie O'Toole
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Eating DO

Self--concept (self image, self-esteem, perception of self as fat or undesirable, etc.
).

In brief: Eating DO

Self--concept (self image, self-esteem, perception of self as fat or undesirable, etc.
).
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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