Eating disorders

MEDIA IS THE MESSAGE

Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models 

Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed. Will policing models’ body weight have any influence on the prevalence of eating disorders?

Anti-‘Food-Shaming’

An Artist Paints Women Eating

Many women have a complicated relationship with food, a situation artist Lee Price knows well. In her new series of work, Price explores emotional eating using herself as her subject.

Body Image

Straight-A Anorexics

A new report claims that the perfectionistic, highly competitive environment of Britain’s elite private schools is a breeding ground for teen eating disorders.