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Eating disorders Anorexia in girls

Millions of children worry about their appearance. There are a lot of reasons for this. Kids feel pressure to fit in and to look good. They see what the media presents, and they equate success with how they look.

But some girls and boys go to extreme measures to look a certain way. In doing so, they risk their emotional and physical health. Some children become anorexic in their attempts to feel and look thin.

Anorexia is a dangerous illness. It has the highest mortality rate of any psychological disorder. Fifteen percent of anorexics will die from it. The earlier they receive help, the easier anorexia is to treat.

Get the story to learn why getting help fast can save lives.

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