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# anorexia - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself’ Anorexia

Column: ‘I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself’

For years, my eating disorder controlled my life; no matter how thin I got, I wouldn’t be satisfied. It’s this symptom of anorexia that makes it so dangerous, writes Vicky Kavanagh.

# anorexia - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored – report Weight Loss

Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored – report

A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males

# anorexia - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore Read Me

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore

Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.

# anorexia - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Experimental brain implants may help patients with severe anorexia Anorexia

Experimental brain implants may help patients with severe anorexia

Neurological implants are being tested on patients whose conditions have not responded to other treatment.

# anorexia - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Dying to be thin – what you should know about eating disorders Opinion

Column: Dying to be thin – what you should know about eating disorders

As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, psychologist Deirdre Ryan removes the misconceptions surrounding this group of devastating illnesses – and explains how to approach a loved one in pain.

# anorexia - Friday 13 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland introduce an opt-in filter for online pornography? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland introduce an opt-in filter for online pornography?

A child protection expert has argued that parents should be given a choice over explicit content online. So what do you think?

# anorexia - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Vogue editors sign pact to promote healthy body image in the magazine Models

Vogue editors sign pact to promote healthy body image in the magazine

The 19 international editors of the influential fashion magazine have signed a 6-point plan saying they won’t work with models who appear to have eating disorders.

# anorexia - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie New Israeli law bans underweight models in ads Body Image

New Israeli law bans underweight models in ads

New law in Israel will ban agents from hiring underweight models or retouching photographs to make models appear thinner.

# anorexia - Friday 24 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites Anorexia

TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites

Sites featuring images of underweight models and ‘The Thin Commandments’ are putting vulnerable people in danger, Mary Mitchell O’Connor said.

# anorexia - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Legendary ballet school denies claims of ‘rife’ anorexia Ballet

Legendary ballet school denies claims of ‘rife’ anorexia

A former prima ballerina at Milan’s La Scala theatre had said one in five dancers suffered from the eating disorder.

# anorexia - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: The media is selling insecurity – but we don’t have to buy it Opinion

Column: The media is selling insecurity – but we don’t have to buy it

Eating disorders therapist Emma Murphy describes how images in the media affect her patients – and suggests a simple task for anyone considering a trip to the newsagent.

# anorexia - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Website censured over Moss ‘skinny’ slogan T-shirts

The ad showed children’s T-shirts bearing a motto once mentioned by model Kate Moss in an interview – “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels”.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan Lillis transferred to hospital from Maghaberry Prison Northern Ireland

Brendan Lillis transferred to hospital from Maghaberry Prison

Former IRA member has been transferred to hospital for medical assessment after being refused early release or parole.

# anorexia - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Topshop removes controversial image of thin model from website Topshop

Topshop removes controversial image of thin model from website

The model in question has hit out at criticism about her appearance, saying that she is “naturally skinny” and is hurt that people were discussing her as if she was “not a real person”.

# anorexia - Monday 14 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Children as young as five suffering from eating disorders Eating Disorders

Children as young as five suffering from eating disorders

Children are developing eating disorders at younger ages because of a mixture of peer pressure, media influences and negative messages from parents.

# anorexia - Thursday 30 December, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Anti-anorexia model Isabelle Caro dies at 28 Anorexia

Anti-anorexia model Isabelle Caro dies at 28

Isabelle Caro, who brought attention to anorexia by taking part in a controversial billboard campaign, has passed away.