Healthcare Triage News: Sorority Membership Doesn’t Necessarily Lead to Eating Disorders

When I was a medical student, I remember doing a psych rotation on a pediatric ward. I was struck by how many of the admissions were for eating disorders. Even before then, I was aware that more than a small number of my female friends and acquaintances were suffering from some form of disordered eating.

So when I saw a study on the topic, I was more than a little intrigued. This is Healthcare Triage News.

For those of you who want to read more, the manuscript is: The effect of sorority membership on eating disorders, body weight, and disordered-eating behaviors“.


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