According to the National Eating Disorders Association – NEDA - National surveys estimate that 20 million women and 10 million men in America will have an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Bulimia, anorexia nervosa and binge eating are among the many eating disorders that can seriously affect sufferers – who are often young women, but also men. What are the symptoms, risks and treatments for these disorders?
Guests: Patrice Lockhart, Medical Director of the New England Eating Disorders Program at Sweetser
Kathleen Hart, licensed psychologist and president of Eating Disorders Association of Maine
Trisha Brink, is an outpatient therapist at her private practice in Portland. She is the treasurer for the Eating Disorders Association of Maine.