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Trauma and Food Disorders

  Dr. Ashley McHan works at an Eating Disorder Centre, as well as has her own practice in Jacksonville, Florida. In a short interview with Vice, she discusses the link between trauma and eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia. She prompts the viewers to think about what truly underlies eating disorders; is it control over food, as a surface level analysis would suggest? Or underlying psychology anxiety, pain, discomfort, and trauma?

Watch the full video here.

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Feature Image: Diaba Polekhina, On Unsplash, Creative Commons