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Marching Bands & Eating Disorders

Synopsis While many people do not recognize it, marching band artists are athletes as well as performance artists and, therefore, are at increased risk of eating disorders. 27,000 individuals are involved in competitive marching bands in the United States but the physical exertion and mental stress they experience is not often talked about [1]. This [...]
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Adolescents Who Have Eating Disorders Are at High Risk for Developing Co-Occurring Illnesses

teen sitting by lake with depression Years of research has shown that adolescents who have an eating disorder are at high risk for developing a co-occurring mental health disorder.

Years of research has shown that it’s not uncommon for adolescents who have an eating disorder to develop other mental health concerns. Left untreated, this can significantly impact their overall [...]
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