Eating Disorders http://wunc.org en How To Know If You Have An Eating Disorder http://wunc.org/post/how-know-if-you-have-eating-disorder <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">At least 14 million people in the United States have an eating disorder, but they may not look the way you think. Popular culture characterizes young white girls as the main sufferers, but research shows that eating disorders are much more widespread than popularly thought.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:31:44 +0000 Frank Stasio & Alex Granados 12725 at http://wunc.org How To Know If You Have An Eating Disorder Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Abuse and Eating Disorders http://wunc.org/post/depression-during-pregnancy-linked-abuse-and-eating-disorders <p>A study from UNC-Chapel Hill has found elevated levels of abuse and eating disorders in pregnant women who experience depression. Doctors at the UNC School of Medicine say about one-third of pregnant women with depression also experienced eating disorders. About 1 percent of the general population has an eating disorder. Doctor Samantha Meltzer-Brody is the lead author of the study. She says physicians should routinely test pregnant women for eating disorders and abuse.<br> Tue, 21 Jun 2011 09:30:00 +0000 Will Michaels 8537 at http://wunc.org