The Hunger Games – Eating Disorders and Their Treatment

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Student What are Eating Disorders? Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, are currently listed as mental disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5). Individuals who are affected by these illnesses are often stigmatised, with many viewing their illness as a lifestyle choice,…