Allison Chase, PhD, CEDS-S, Regional Managing Clinical Director at Eating Recovery Center explains how the health risks associated with anorexia (low body weight and prolonged starvation) are serious and potentially lethal. The most serious health risk of anorexia is increased mortality rate; anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.

By: Eating Recovery Center
Title: Health Risks and Medical Complications of Anorexia Nervosa
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